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King James Dictionary

Flour

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FLOUR, n. originally flower L. flos, floris, from floreo, to flourish.

The edible part of corn meal. In the United States, the modern practice is to make a distinction between flour and meal the word flour being more usually applied to the finer part of meal, separated from the bran, as wheat flour, rye flour. This is a just and useful distinction.

FLOUR,

1. To grind and bolt to convert into flour. Wheat used formerly to be sent to market but now great quantities of it are floured in the interior country.
2. To sprinkle with flour.

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Entry for 'Flour'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/f/flour.html.

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