a.1.Shriveled or shrunken; - said especially of grain which has lost its juices from the ravages of insects, such as the wheat midge, or Trips (Thrips cerealium).
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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