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(of grain or seeds) not ground in a mill.‘unmilled brown rice’
- ‘Investigations found samples of rice seed as well as unmilled and milled rice containing transgenic strains.’
- ‘It was only discovered in 2002 that genetically modified maize had been coming into the country in unmilled food aid, unannounced, for several years.’
- ‘He reportedly eats the cheapest form of unmilled rice and spends much of his wealth on development projects.’
- ‘The Angolan government has hit back at critics of its move last month to ban unmilled genetically modified seed in donations meant for the hungry.’
- ‘If the West ate unmilled brown rice, husks and all (delicious, by the way), we would consume less food, and better food.’
- ‘Unmilled barley comes in two forms, both dead cheap.’
- ‘Angola has joined Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique and Lesotho, which decided last year to ban unmilled seeds.’
- ‘That would be about 900,000 tonnes of unmilled rice, or paddy.’
- ‘The bulk of the latest consignment is unmilled.’
- ‘The Zambian government rightly resisted bringing in unmilled GMO maize seed (to allow people to mill it here).’
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