Definition of farina in English:


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Pronunciation: /fəˈrʌɪnə
, fəˈriːnə


[mass noun]
1Flour or meal made of cereal grains, nuts, or starchy roots.
More example sentences
  • In another bowl, combine the bread, sour cream, flour, and farina.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine the potatoes together with the butter, flour, farina, egg yolk, salt, and nutmeg to form a dough.
  • Cassava is grown for its starchy tubers, which are most often used to prepare farina or flour, and it is the primary source of carbohydrates in sub-Saharan Africa.
1.1 [count noun] archaic A powdery substance.


late Middle English: from Latin, from far 'corn'.

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