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wheat germ

noun
1.
the embryo or nucleus of the wheat kernel, used in or on foods as a concentrated source of vitamins.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • These sinfully rich bars pack the benefits of whole-wheat flour, wheat germ, and rolled oats.
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  • Freezing is especially recommended for whole wheat flour, which contains more wheat germ than regular white flour.
  • No regimen of brown rice and broccoli for him, no wheat germ and bran.
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British Dictionary definitions for wheat germ

wheat germ

noun
1.
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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