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cereal

noun [C/U]  /ˈsɪər·i·əl/ us  

cereal noun [C/U] (FOOD)

a food made from grain that is eaten esp. for breakfast: [U] Do you want cereal or eggs?

cereal noun [C/U] (GRASS)

a type of grass that is grown to produce grain: [C] Wheat, rice, and corn are cereals.
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