flour


flour
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. meal, pulp, powder, grit, bran, farina, breadstuff, gluten, starch, bleached flour, unbleached flour, wheat germ, semolina, patent flour, middlings, shorts, white flour, wheat flour, whole wheat flour, rye flour, graham flour, buckwheat flour, potato flour, barley meal, cornmeal, oatmeal, rolled oats, cake flour, pancake flour, soybean flour, soy flour.

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  • Flour — (flour), n. [F. fleur de farine the flower (i.e., the best) of meal, cf. Sp. flor de la harina superfine flour, Icel. fl[ u]r flower, flour. See {Flower}.] The finely ground meal of wheat, or of any other grain; especially, the finer part of meal …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flour — Flour, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Floured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flouring}.] 1. To grind and bolt; to convert into flour; as, to flour wheat. [1913 Webster] 2. To sprinkle with flour. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flour — [flour] n. [ME (see FLOWER): a fig. use as “best, prime” in “flour of wheat,” after Fr fleur de farine, lit., flower of meal] 1. a fine, powdery substance, or meal, produced by grinding and sifting grain, esp. wheat, or any of various edible… …   English World dictionary

  • flour|y — «FLOWR ee», adjective. 1. of or like flour. 2. covered or white with flour or powder …   Useful english dictionary

  • flour — ► NOUN ▪ a powder obtained by grinding grain, used to make bread, cakes, and pastry. ► VERB ▪ sprinkle with flour. ORIGIN a specific use of FLOWER(Cf. ↑flowerless) in the sense «the best part», used originally to mean «the finest quality of… …   English terms dictionary

  • flour — Flour, Flourir, Cerchez Fleur …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Flour — For other uses, see Flour (disambiguation). A paper sack of wheat flour, with a metal measuring scoop. Flour is a powder which is made from grinding cereal grains, other seeds or roots (like Cassava). It is the main ingredient of bread, which is… …   Wikipedia

  • flour — flourless, adj. /floweur, flow euhr/, n. 1. the finely ground meal of grain, esp. the finer meal separated by bolting. 2. the finely ground and bolted meal of wheat, as that used in baking. 3. a finely ground, powdery foodstuff, as of dehydrated… …   Universalium

  • Flour — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Pour les articles homonymes, voir Saint Flour. Flour est un nom propre qui peut désigner : Sommaire …   Wikipédia en Français

  • flour — n. 1) to mix flour with; to sift flour 2) bleached; cake; enriched; self rising (AE), self raising (BE); unbleached; white flour 3) (BE) corn flour (AE has cornstarch) * * * [ flaʊə] cake enriched to sift flour unbleached white flour self rising …   Combinatory dictionary