semolina


semolina

noun

  1. a granular, milled product of durum wheat, consisting almost entirely of endosperm particles, used chiefly in the making of pasta.

noun

  1. the large hard grains of wheat left after flour has been bolted, used for puddings, soups, etc

n.meal from hard kernels of wheat, 1797, alteration of Italian semolino “grits; paste for soups,” diminutive of semola “bran,” from Latin simila “the finest flour,” probably from the same Semitic source as Greek semidalis “the finest flour” (cf. Assyrian samidu, Syrian semida “fine meal”).

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