Ce"re*al (?), a. [L. Cerealis pert. to Ceres, and hence, to agriculture. See Ceres.]

Of or pertaining to the grasses which are cultivated for their edible seeds (as wheat, maize, rice, etc.), or to their seeds or grain.


© Webster 1913.

Ce"re*al n.

Any grass cultivated for its edible grain, or the grain itself; -- usually in the plural.


© Webster 1913.

Log in or register to write something here or to contact authors.