Definition of shredded wheat in English:

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shredded wheat


A breakfast cereal made of cooked wheat in long brittle shreds that are pressed into compact pieces.
Example sentences
  • I normally have cereals like Shredded Wheat for breakfast, and I love milk.
  • In 1893, a Denver lawyer, H. D. Perky, who suffered from indigestion and had become converted to health foods, invented a completely different product: Shredded Wheat.
  • The lowest salt menu in the survey was a breakfast of fruit juice, Shredded Wheat with milk and one piece of toast with jam.

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Syllabification: shred·ded wheat

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