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grist

Brewing malt grains that have been cleaned and cracked
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grist

[grist]
(agriculture)
Grain for grinding or the products and by-products of grinding.
(food engineering)
Ground malt for brewing.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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