Definition of graham in English:


Syllabification: gra·ham
Pronunciation: /gram, ˈgrāəm


North American
  • Denoting unbolted wholewheat flour, or cookies or bread made from this: a box of graham crackers
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    • In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine the flour, graham cracker crumbs, and butter and mix until just combined, about two minutes.
    • Pearl barley, cracked wheat, graham flour and popcorn also make the whole-grain grade.
    • But when you try to make American-style cheesecake in France, you quickly run into a procurement hurdle: neither cream cheese or graham crackers are readily available.


mid 19th century: named after Sylvester Graham (1794–1851), an American advocate of dietary reform.

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