graham flour

flour made by grinding the entire wheat berry including the bran; (`whole meal flour' is British usage)
Hypernyms: ↑wheat flour

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Etymology: after Sylvester Graham died 1851 American advocate of dietary reform

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unbolted wheat flour, containing all of the wheat grain; whole-wheat flour.
[1825-35, Amer.; named after Sylvester Graham (1794-1851), U.S. dietary reformer]

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graham flour /grāˈəm flowr/ (mainly US)
A type of wheat flour similar to wholewheat flour, used to make graham bread or crackers
ORIGIN: S Graham (1794–1851), US dietitian

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graham flour,
wheat flour that has not been sifted (bolted); flour made from whole-wheat kernels.

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