Definitions for: Cereal

[n] a breakfast food prepared from grain
[n] cereal grain suitable as food for human beings
[n] grass whose starchy grains are used as food: wheat; rice; rye; oats; maize; buckwheat; millet
[adj] made of grain or relating to grain or the plants that produce it; "a cereal beverage"; "cereal grasses"

Webster (1913) Definition: Ce"re*al, a. [L. Cerealis pert. to Ceres, and hence, to
agriculture. See Ceres.]
Of or pertaining to the grasses which are cultivated for
their edible seeds (as wheat, maize, rice, etc.), or to their
seeds or grain.

Ce"re*al n.
Any grass cultivated for its edible grain, or the grain
itself; -- usually in the plural.

Synonyms: cereal grass, food grain, grain

See Also: barley, barley, barleycorn, breakfast food, buckwheat, bulrush millet, cattail millet, cold cereal, corn, corn, dry cereal, edible corn, food product, foodstuff, grass, grist, groats, hot cereal, Indian corn, Indian rice, maize, malt, millet, millet, oat, oat, Pablum, pearl millet, Pennisetum Americanum, Pennisetum glaucum, rice, rice, rice grass, ricegrass, rye, Secale cereale, wheat, wheat, wheat berry, wild rice, wild rice, Zea mays, Zizania aquatica

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