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1. any grass that produces an edible grain, such as oat, rye, wheat, rice, maize, sorghum, and millet
2. the grain produced by such a plant
3. of or relating to any of these plants or their products
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Any member of the grass family (Graminae) which produces edible, starchy grains usable as food by humans and livestock. Also known as grain.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.