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cerealnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈsɪər·i·əl/
  • 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.
(Definition of cereal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"cereal" in British English

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cerealnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈsɪə.ri.əl/  us   /ˈsɪr.i.əl/
C1 a plant that is grown to produce grain: cereal crops
A2 a food that is made from grain and eaten with milk, especially in the morning: breakfast cereals

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