Semolina definition

sĕmə-lēnə
Hard grains of flour left after milling.
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The coarser particles produced by milling durum wheat, used especially for making pastas and hot cereals.
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Meal consisting of particles of coarsely ground durum (hard wheat), a byproduct in the manufacture of fine flour: used in making macaroni, puddings, breakfast cereals, etc.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
semolina
Plural:
semolinas

Origin of semolina

  • Alteration of Italian semolino diminutive of semola bran from Latin simila fine flour ultimately of Semitic origin smd in Semitic roots

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

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