Share this entry

Share this page

foodgrain

Line breaks: food|grain

Definition of foodgrain in English:

noun

Any of a variety of grains that are grown for human consumption, such as wheat, oats, etc.
Example sentences
  • Concurrently, the rate of growth of APCOM's support prices for foodgrains and oilseeds have been less than the rate of inflation.
  • The reason is the huge quantity of water needed to grow fodder, which can be used to grow foodgrains.
  • Agricultural production is likely to increase by a whopping 13.8% this year with foodgrains growing even faster at 14.2%.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day emulous
Pronunciation: ˈɛmjʊləs
adjective
seeking to emulate someone or something