Farina is defined as a flour or meal made from wheat or other grains, nuts and potatoes.
An example of farina is a cooked breakfast cereal served with apricots and almonds.
- flour or meal made from cereal grains (esp. whole wheat), potatoes, nuts, etc. and eaten as a cooked cereal
- potato starch or other starch
Origin of farinaMiddle English ; from L, ground grain, meal ; from far, sort of grain, spelt ; from Indo-European base an unverified form bhares- from source Old English bere, barley
Fine meal prepared from cereal grain and various other plant products, often used as a cooked cereal or in pudding.
Origin of farinaMiddle English, from Latin far&imacron;na, from far, a kind of grain; see bhares- in Indo-European roots.