Results for: cereal
1. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Plants) any grass that produces an edible grain, such as oat, rye, wheat, rice, maize, sorghum, and millet
2. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Plants) the grain produced by such a plant
3. (Cookery) any food made from this grain, esp breakfast food
4. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Plants) (modifier) of or relating to any of these plants or their products cereal farming
[from Latin cereālis concerning agriculture, of Ceres1]
cereal /sril/ n.adj. [C;U] grain, like wheat and oats, or food made of it: Many people in the USA eat <n.> cereal for breakfast, esp. cold cereal.