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English noun: flour

1. flour (food) fine powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding and sifting the meal of a cereal grain


Broader (hypernym)food product, foodstuff


Narrower (hyponym)plain flour, semolina, soy flour, soybean flour, soybean meal, wheat flour


Substance meronymbread, breadstuff, dough, pastry, staff of life


English verb: flour

1. flour (contact) cover with flour


SamplesFlour fish or meat before frying it.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)dredge


Domain categorycookery, cooking, preparation

2. flour (change) convert grain into flour


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)convert









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