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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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