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1Made from the grains or flour of wheat:‘a wheaten loaf’
- ‘The glossy appearance of wheaten corn flour is from the fact that in ordinary flour the gluten remains undissolved and does not transmit light.’
- ‘There were several newly baked wheaten loaves, and some hen's eggs, broken open and boiled in broth.’
- ‘The by-product of gluten production, also called non-glutinous flour or wheaten cornstarch.’
- ‘The lower classes drink wheaten beer prepared with honey.’
- ‘Staple foods in Eritrea include kitcha, which is thin and unleavened and prepared from wheaten flour.’
- ‘Baker is another common English name and they were baking leavened wheaten loaves (raised with yeast) in brick ovens 1200 years ago, not so different to our own.’
- 1.1 Of a colour resembling that of wheat; a pale yellow-beige:‘the coat is wheaten or fawn in colour’
beige, straw-coloured, yellowish, yellowish-brown, brownish-yellow, light brown, pale brown, tan, fawn, sand, sandy, oatmeal, wheaten, biscuit, coffee, coffee-coloured, camel, caramelView synonyms
- ‘She has a beautiful even, harsh coat, dark wheaten in colour and a dear wee head with a good-shaped muzzle.’
- ‘His wheaten colored hair illuminated his corn blue eyes.’
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