Meaning of FLOUR in English


n. & v.


1. a meal or powder obtained by grinding and usu. sifting cereals, esp. wheat.

2 any fine powder.

1. sprinkle with flour.

2 US grind into flour.


floury adj. (flourier, flouriest). flouriness n.

Etymology: ME, different. spelling of FLOWER in the sense 'finest part'

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.