1. adjective [usually ADJECTIVE noun]
Wholewheat flour is made from the complete grain of the wheat plant, including the outer part. Wholewheat bread or pasta is made from wholewheat flour.
⇒ ...vegetables with wholewheat noodles.
2. uncountable noun
Wholewheat means wholewheat bread or wholewheat flour.
⇒ ...a chicken salad sandwich on whole wheat.
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