powder which is made by grinding cereal grains

Flour is a powder made by grinding raw grains, roots, beans, nuts or seeds.

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  • Quando la gente non avea farina,
    Lo re diceva : Mangiate pollanie.
    • Francesco Dall'Ongaro, Stornelli Politici, "Cera una volta".
    • Translation: When that the people cried they had no flour.
      Eat poultry, was the answer of the king.
    • Translation reported in Harbottle's Dictionary of quotations French and Italian (1904), p. 397.
  • There are four types among those who sit before the sages: the sponge, the funnel, the strainer and the sieve. [...] The sieve rejects the coarse flour and retains the fine flour.

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