Meaning of “wheat” in the English Dictionary

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"wheat" in British English

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wheatnoun [ U ]

uk /wiːt/ us /wiːt/

B2 a plant whose yellowish-brown grain is used for making flour, or the grain itself:

wheat fields
Wheat is a staple crop for millions of people across the world.
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  • Many wheat farmers have begun to diversify into other forms of agriculture.
  • We drove past fields of ripening wheat.
  • If he eats anything with wheat in it he's very sick.
  • The new varieties of wheat are good growers even in poor soil.
  • In the US, winter wheat is harvested in the early summer.

(Definition of “wheat” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"wheat" in American English

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wheatnoun [ U ]

us /hwit, wit/

a plant whose yellow-brown grain is used for making flour, or the grain itself

(Definition of “wheat” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)