food grain


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n food grain foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
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In literature:

They had no grain, and had to proceed from one Kaffir-kraal to another to purchase food, which required money.
"The Peace Negotiations" by J. D. Kestell
Come along now and have five grains of quinine and some food.
"Captain Desmond, V.C." by Maud Diver
In this way the grain is freed from husk, and is made ready for food.
"Children of Borneo" by Edwin Herbert Gomes
When wild, the dew gives them drink enough; but when fed with dry grain food, they need water.
"Friends in Feathers and Fur, and Other Neighbors" by James Johonnot
Their food consists of roots, nuts, and all kinds of fruits and grains.
"Harper's Young People, February 17, 1880" by Various
In the newly-sown fields of grain the birds frequently find a supply of food.
"Territory in Bird Life" by H. Eliot Howard
Animal foods have no sugar, so we eat grain food with them.
"Applied Physiology" by Frank Overton
Their food consists of grain seed, insects and berries of various kinds.
"Graham's Magazine, Vol XXXIII, No. 6, December 1848" by Various
The various species of pulse grains enter largely into the food of the natives of India.
"Notes on Stable Management in India and the Colonies" by Joshua A. Nunn
Once grain had been grown for cattle, it soon became human food.
"The Origin of the Family Private Property and the State" by Frederick Engels

In poetry:

Tho' then each day, to bring them food,
A thousand vessels stemm'd the flood,
There's now scarce seen a single load
Of grain, or meal, upon the road.
"Another On The Same Occasion" by Rees Prichard
I then was grown so dainty in my meat,
And so extremely nice, that I ne'er deign'd
Of any dish, or kind of food, to eat,
Which was not choice, dear-bought, and finely-grain'd.
"The Complaint And The Advice Of Dives, To His Five Brethren (Part 1)" by Rees Prichard
Sweet summer and the winter wild,
These brought him forth, the Undefiled.
The happy Springs renewed again
His daily bread, the growing grain,
The food and raiment of the Child.
"Meditation" by Alice Meynell
He bids the emerald verdure grow,
He makes the smiling flow'rets blow;
He plants the roots, He sows the grain,
A common feast for beasts and men:
To each He gives his portion'd food—
He, ever active, wise and good!
"Spring: Friday Morning" by John Bowring

In news:

Grains of spelt showed up recently in a food store bin looking much like wheat, but a little sleeker.
Announced it is acquiring T.J. Harkins Basic Commodity Brokers Inc and subsidiaries, a supplier of natural, nutritious and flavorful ingredients for grain-based foods.
If you start eating certain foods like fish, fortified grains, produce, nuts and seeds, health expert Chris Noonan says you should feel a big difference.
NIAMEY, Niger — Outside the state food warehouses here, women sift in the dirt for spilled grains of rice.
Paddy Whack is an all natural pet food store offering a large variety of natural, holistic and grain free foods.
Salba is the newest nutritional "superseed" to join the ranks of the popular grain as it makes its way into foods and breads.
Food, Drink & Tobacco (processes poultry, grain and oil seeds).
Grains, which have been base of previous food pyramids, are getting reduced prominence.
Our Pulse Jets are used in a variety of applications: recycling, seed, grain, woodworking, steel, mining, aggregate, biofuels, food processing, pet food, agricultural, chemical processing, paper scrap, fiberglass, etc.
Drought damage is forcing prices higher on nearly all grain-based foods.
Quinoa , an ancient grain-like crop, is rising to the top of the food popularity list.
This easy-to-prepare, protein-packed whole grain is getting a lot of buzz in health-food circles.
Fall Back on Ancient Grain Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is a hot food trend but it is truly an ancient food.
The package might be illustrated with pictures of meat chunks, vegetables and grains, but what's inside is probably the most thoroughly processed food product on the market.
The main drawback to supplements is that they lack the vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants you get when you eat high-fiber foods such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans, and lentils.