- 1A grain used for food, such as wheat, oats, or corn.More example sentences
- The inclusion rates of finely ground feed should be kept to a minimum (for example, ground cereals, maize gluten).
- The higher inflation levels as observed in November were largely attributed to rising food prices especially mealie meal, maize grain, cereals and cereal products, meat, fish and kapenta.
- Prepared from germinated and sprouted grain and cereals, their food is rich in various nutrients, vitamins and enzymes and also helps in curing constipation, acidity, piles and skin diseases.
- 1.1 (usually cereals) A grass producing a cereal grain, grown as an agricultural crop: [as modifier]: low yields for cereal cropsMore example sentences
- Maize silage and whole crop cereals (eg triticale) are two such alternative forages.
- Agriculture includes livestock-rearing, viticulture, and crops such as cereals, sugar beet, and potatoes.
- The winning presentation compared the use of various levels of untreated dairy sludge and vermicomposted dairy sludge for growing vegetables, cereals, grass and flowers.
- 1.2A breakfast food made from roasted grain, typically eaten with milk: a bowl of cereal [as modifier]: a cereal boxMore example sentences
- One vet dealt with an iguana which had been fed on breakfast cereal and milk and kept loose in a bedroom with no source of ultraviolet light.
- There in the kitchen, they made a feeble breakfast of cereal and milk.
- They all looked at me and I just sat down and I got an empty bowl and the box of cereal and the milk and I fixed my breakfast.
early 19th century (as an adjective): from Latin cerealis, from Ceres, the name of the Roman goddess of agriculture.
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