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cereal grain

noun

any plant from the grass family that yields an edible grain, such as barley, corn, oats, rice, rye, wheat

Word Origin

from Ceres, goddess of agriculture

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  • Rice, on the other hand, contains less proteids than any other cereal grain, and is the least nutritious.

    A Practical Physiology Albert F. Blaisdell

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