Definition of wheaten in English:

wheaten

adjective

  • 1Made from the grains or flour of wheat.

    ‘a wheaten loaf’
    • ‘Moreover the shift to wheaten bread, in preference to what were perceived to be inferior, darker flours, was accelerated by the onset of the French wars.’
    • ‘The by-product of gluten production, also called non-glutinous flour or wheaten cornstarch.’
    • ‘Although most Borders have dark ears and muzzles, their coats may be grizzle and tan, blue and tan, red or wheaten.’
    • ‘I stayed the night in Dromore with Jimmy and Elise, at Sylvan Hill House, where hospitality was borne on plates of wheaten bread.’
    • ‘A heavy bread made from barley flour was common, but there is evidence that at least some people had wheaten bread available to them.’
    • ‘Bread of barley and wheaten flour stood for life, wine for celebration.’
    • ‘What came out of the darn machine this morning was wheaten but it wasn't bread.’
    • ‘I know my wheaten Scottie, Sheila will find a place.’
    • ‘As the staple food, wheaten bread has been established since the Spanish regime, and the typical bun, called pan de sal (bread of salt), is the usual breakfast bread.’
    • ‘Cream, gray, wheaten and red are other typical colors.’
    • ‘There were several newly baked wheaten loaves, and some hen's eggs, broken open and boiled in broth.’
    • ‘My goodness, what a terrifically odd and bizarre wheaten bread product you are, upon my word!’
    • ‘On Sundays and holidays he ate a bit of wheaten bread a piece of broiled salmon and a full cup of mead or ale.’
    • ‘Consumed worldwide, this wheaten staple is uniquely versatile, simple to make and always satisfying.’
    • ‘The glossy appearance of wheaten corn flour is from the fact that in ordinary flour the gluten remains undissolved and does not transmit light.’
    • ‘Modir took a patterned cloth of bright linen and covered the table; then she took fine white wheaten bread and covered the cloth.’
    • ‘The people's clothes were poorly made as well, their clothes were similar to wheaten sacks and none but the black smith had reasonable clothes on.’
    • ‘They sat in their carved chairs, and we ate slices of wheaten bread and toasted cheeses and drank weak ale.’
    • ‘The plate of stewed mutton, wheaten bread and cheese presented to her was strangely appetising, and she thought nothing of bolting down her meal like a lone wolf after a seven-season famine.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The lower classes drink wheaten beer prepared with honey.’
    • ‘On Sundays he ate a bit of wheaten bread, a piece of broiled salmon and a full cup of mead or ale.’
    • ‘They were like sisters, though different as night and day - willowy Drueta with her wheaten locks and azure eyes, and sensual Sisilla with hair of ebony and eyes of gold.’
    • ‘His wheaten hair fell in an untamed shock across his forehead, and though it did not indicate recent trimming, his sideburns were neatly shaped.’
    • ‘Staple foods in Eritrea include kitcha, which is thin and unleavened and prepared from wheaten flour.’
    • ‘In southern Britain, potatoes only became part of the staple diet of the poor during the early 19th cent. when the rising cost of wheaten bread obliged people to change.’
    1. 1.1 Of a colour resembling that of wheat; a pale yellow-beige.
      ‘the coat is wheaten or fawn in colour’
      • ‘His wheaten colored hair illuminated his corn blue eyes.’
      • ‘She has a beautiful even, harsh coat, dark wheaten in colour and a dear wee head with a good-shaped muzzle.’
      beige, straw-coloured, yellowish, yellowish-brown, brownish-yellow, light brown, pale brown, tan, fawn, sand, sandy, oatmeal, biscuit, coffee, coffee-coloured, camel, caramel
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Pronunciation

wheaten

/ˈwiːt(ə)n/