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The vitamin-rich embryos of wheat kernels, separated during milling and used as a food supplement, as animal feed, and as a source of oil.
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(Cookery) the vitamin-rich embryo of the wheat kernel, which is largely removed before milling and is used in cereals, as a food supplement, etc
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the embryo of the wheat kernel, used in or on foods as a concentrated source of vitamins.
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|Noun||1.||wheat germ - embryo of the wheat kernel; removed before milling and eaten as a source of vitamins|
aliment, alimentation, nourishment, nutriment, sustenance, victuals, nutrition - a source of materials to nourish the body
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