Ce"re*al (?), a. [L. Cerealis pert. to Ceres, and hence, to agriculture. See Ceres.]

Of or pertaining to the grasses which are cultivated for their edible seeds (as wheat, maize, rice, etc.), or to their seeds or grain.

 

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Ce"re*al n.

Any grass cultivated for its edible grain, or the grain itself; -- usually in the plural.

 

© Webster 1913.

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