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[hohl-hweet, -weet] /ˈhoʊlˈʰwit, -ˈwit/
prepared with the complete wheat kernel.
Origin of whole-wheat
1875-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for whole-wheat
  • These sinfully rich bars pack the benefits of whole-wheat flour, wheat germ, and rolled oats.
  • Make muffins using oatmeal, bran or whole-wheat flour.
  • She started eating whole-wheat bread instead of white and limited herself to no more than two slices a day.
  • The dough is made from organic whole-wheat flour and the sauce comes from organic tomatoes.
  • Monthly specials include a green tea and mango smoothie, vegetarian tortilla soup, pan-seared cod and whole-wheat penne pasta.
  • whole-wheat pastas and gluten-free items are also available.
  • In this simple, straightforward meal, you can use either instant whole-wheat or instant regular couscous.
  • In many versions, whole-wheat flour replaces white flour.
  • Try whole-wheat tortillas instead of regular flour tortillas.
  • Try whole-wheat or multigrain bread instead of white bread.
British Dictionary definitions for whole-wheat


(of flour, bread, etc) made from the entire wheat kernel Also called (esp in Britain and certain other countries) wholemeal
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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