Definition of wheat germ in English:

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wheat germ

noun

A nutritious foodstuff of a dry floury consistency consisting of the extracted embryos of grains of wheat.
Example sentences
  • It's a rich, aromatherapy oil that's a blend of soothing essential oils such as myrrh, lavender and rose geranium, with extracts of wheatgerm and borage.
  • The Bitter Orange lotion has extracts of orange, wheatgerm, fenugreek and winter cheery.
  • Vitamin B, C and E will also help in keeping your skin in good shape and great food sources are citrus fruits, berry fruits, broccoli, hazelnuts, Brussels sprouts, red peppers, wheatgerm and sunflower seeds.

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