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English adjective: cereal

1. cereal made of grain or relating to grain or the plants that produce it


SamplesA cereal beverage.
Cereal grasses.


English noun: cereal

1. cereal (plant) grass whose starchy grains are used as food: wheat; rice; rye; oats; maize; buckwheat; millet


Synonymscereal grass


Broader (hypernym)grass


Narrower (hyponym)barley, bulrush millet, cattail millet, corn, corn, grain, Indian corn, maize, millet, oat, pearl millet, Pennisetum Americanum, Pennisetum glaucum, rice, rice grass, ricegrass, rye, Secale cereale, wheat, wild rice, Zea mays, Zizania aquatica

2. cereal (food) foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses


Synonymsfood grain, grain


Broader (hypernym)food product, foodstuff


Narrower (hyponym)barley, barleycorn, buckwheat, corn, edible corn, grist, groats, Indian rice, malt, millet, oat, rice, wheat, wheat berry, wild rice

3. cereal (food) a breakfast food prepared from grain


Broader (hypernym)breakfast food


Narrower (hyponym)cold cereal, dry cereal, hot cereal, Pablum









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