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English definition of “wheatgerm”

wheatgerm

noun [U] UK (US wheat germ)     /ˈwiːt.dʒɜːm/ US  /-dʒɝːm/
the central part of a grain of wheat, sometimes added to food, especially bread, because it contains substances that are good for healthCereals
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