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Definition of "farina" []

  • Fine meal prepared from cereal grain and various other plant products and often used as a cooked cereal or in puddings. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "farina" in a sentence
  • "She makes some stuff which she calls farina out of it, and grieves bitterly that she is no longer young and spry enough to gather it for herself along the shore."
  • "Being an American ship we didn't have oatmeal for breakfast but were served what they called farina which many years later I discovered to be cream of wheat."
  • "For example, sago reaches a fairly stable viscosity after vigorous boiling for a period of about two hours while farina, which is very thick when first boiled, rapidly loses viscosity as boiling proceeds."