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flournoun [U]

uk   /flaʊər/  us   /flaʊɚ/
B1 powder made from ​grain, ​especially wheat, used for making ​bread, ​cakes, pasta, ​pastry, etc.
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flourverb [T]

uk   /flaʊər/  us   /flaʊɚ/
(Definition of flour from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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flournoun [U]

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

flourverb [T]

 us   /flɑʊər/
to put a ​thinlayer of flour on something: Flour the ​board, then ​roll out the ​dough.
(Definition of flour from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “flour”
in Korean 밀가루…
in Arabic دَقيق, طَحين…
in Malaysian tepung…
in French farine…
in Russian мука…
in Chinese (Traditional) (穀物磨成的)粉, (尤指)小麥粉…
in Italian farina…
in Turkish un…
in Polish mąka…
in Spanish harina…
in Vietnamese bột mì…
in Portuguese farinha…
in Thai แป้ง…
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…
in Indonesian tepung…
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