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Flour vs. Farina

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Flournoun

Powder obtained by grinding or milling cereal grains, especially wheat, or other foodstuffs such as soybeans and potatoes, and used to bake bread, cakes, and pastry.

Farinanoun

A fine flour or meal made from cereal grains or from the starch or fecula of vegetables, extracted by various processes, and used in cookery.

Flournoun

The food made by grinding and bolting cleaned wheat (not durum or red durum) until it meets specified levels of fineness, dryness, and freedom from bran and germ, also containing any of certain enzymes, ascorbic acid, and certain bleaching agents.

Farinanoun

A fine flour or meal made from cereal grains or from the starch or fecula of vegetables, extracted by various processes, and used in cookery.

Flournoun

Powder of other material.

‘wood flour, produced by sanding wood’; ‘mustard flour’;

Farinanoun

Pollen.

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Flournoun

obsolete form of flower

‘that nobody is wished to see my dead body. & that no murnurs walk behind me at my funeral. & that no flours be planted on my grave. — Thomas Hardy, The Mayor of Casterbridge.’;

Farinanoun

fine meal made from cereal grain especially wheat; often used as a cooked cereal or in puddings

Flourverb

(transitive) To apply flour to something; to cover with flour.

Flourverb

(transitive) To reduce to flour.

Flourverb

(intransitive) To break up into fine globules of mercury in the amalgamation process.

Flournoun

The finely ground meal of wheat, or of any other grain; especially, the finer part of meal separated by bolting; hence, the fine and soft powder of any substance; as, flour of emery; flour of mustard.

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Flourverb

To grind and bolt; to convert into flour; as, to flour wheat.

Flourverb

To sprinkle with flour.

Flournoun

fine powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding and sifting the meal of a cereal grain

Flourverb

cover with flour;

‘flour fish or meat before frying it’;

Flourverb

convert grain into flour

Flournoun

a powder obtained by grinding grain, typically wheat, and used to make bread, cakes, and pastry.

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Flournoun

fine, soft powder obtained by grinding the seeds or roots of starchy vegetables

‘manioc flour’;

Flourverb

sprinkle (something, especially a work surface or cooking utensil) with a thin layer of flour.

Flourverb

grind (grain) into flour.

Flour

Flour is a powder made by grinding raw grains, roots, beans, nuts, or seeds. Flours are used to make many different foods.

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