Farina meaning

fə-rēnə
Fine meal prepared from cereal grain and various other plant products, often used as a cooked cereal or in pudding.
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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.

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Flour or meal made from cereal grains (esp. whole wheat), potatoes, nuts, etc. and eaten as a cooked cereal.
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Potato starch or other starch.
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A fine flour or meal made from cereal grains or from the starch or fecula of vegetables, extracted by various processes, and used in cookery.
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Origin of farina

  • Middle English from Latin farīna from far a kind of grain bhares- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin farīna (“flour, meal”), from far (“kind of grain”).

    From Wiktionary