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flour

noun [U]  /flɑʊər/ us  
powder made from grain, esp. wheat, used for making bread, cakes, pasta, pastry, etc.: wheat/rye flour three cups of flour

flour

verb [T]  /flɑʊər/ us  
to put a thin layer of flour on something: Flour the board, then roll out the dough.
Translations of “flour”
in Korean 밀가루…
in Arabic دَقيق, طَحين…
in French farine…
in Turkish un…
in Italian farina…
in Chinese (Traditional) (穀物磨成的)粉, (尤指)小麥粉…
in Russian мука…
in Polish mąka…
in Spanish harina…
in Portuguese farinha…
in German das Mehl…
in Catalan farina…
in Japanese 小麦粉…
in Chinese (Simplified) (谷物磨成的)粉, (尤指)小麦粉…
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