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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cereal  \Ce"re*al\  n. 
  Any  grass  cultivated  for  its  edible  grain,  or  the  grain 
  itself  --  usually  in  the  plural. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cereal  \Ce"re*al\,  a.  [L.  Cerealis  pert.  to  Ceres,  and  hence  to 
  agriculture.  See  {Ceres}.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  grasses  which  are  cultivated  for 
  their  edible  seeds  (as  wheat,  maize,  rice,  etc.),  or  to  their 
  seeds  or  grain. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cereal 
  adj  :  made  of  grain  or  relating  to  grain  or  the  plants  that 
  produce  it  "a  cereal  beverage";  "cereal  grasses" 
  n  1:  grass  whose  starchy  grains  are  used  as  food:  wheat;  rice; 
  rye;  oats;  maize;  buckwheat;  millet  [syn:  {cereal  grass}] 
  2:  cereal  grain  suitable  as  food  for  human  beings  [syn:  {grain}, 
  {food  grain}] 
  3:  a  breakfast  food  prepared  from  grain 




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