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whole-wheat

[hohl-hweet, -weet] /ˈhoʊlˈʰwit, -ˈwit/
adjective
1.
prepared with the complete wheat kernel.
Origin of whole-wheat
1875-1880
1875-80
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  • Anyhow, whole-wheat pancakes made with sourdough for the ninth "morning" running was too damned much!

    Let'em Breathe Space Lester del Rey
  • You with your wretched stewed fruits and whole-wheat breads!

    Where There's A Will Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • The only kind of bread that you are permitted to eat is the whole-wheat bread, gluten bread, or whole rye bread.

  • If preferred, use one third white flour, instead of all whole-wheat.

    Science in the Kitchen. Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
  • This sandwich may be made with white bread, brown bread, graham bread, or whole-wheat bread.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4 Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
  • Cream Toast—For this use good Graham or whole-wheat zwieback.

    Science in the Kitchen. Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
  • whole-wheat flour may be used in place of Graham, if preferred.

    Science in the Kitchen. Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
British Dictionary definitions for whole-wheat

whole-wheat

adjective
1.
(of flour, bread, etc) made from the entire wheat kernel Also called (esp in Britain and certain other countries) wholemeal
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