EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CEREAL
The furfuroids of the cereal straws are therefore not pentosanes.
However, it is too good a cereal to be treated in so ungenerous a fashion.
How does bread compare in nutritive value with other cereal foods?
It is not safe to adhere strictly to the directions on the package of any cereal.
He had breakfasted at seven-thirty on fruit, cereal, and one egg, in disgrace.
Roger added cantaloupe to the order, and a cereal with cream.
Suppose the meal is to be boiled rice, or other cereal, and toast.
In America there was but one cereal, or grain, growing wild.
We planted one unit in a box of cereal and Jerry put it in the barbershop.
In this, of course, they unwittingly aided and abetted the cereal fakers.
1832, "grass yielding edible grain," originally an adjective (1818) "having to do with edible grain," from French céréale (16c., "of Ceres;" 18c. in grain sense), from Latin Cerealis "of grain," originally "of Ceres," from Ceres, Italic goddess of agriculture, from PIE *ker-es-, from root *ker- "to grow" (see crescent). The application to breakfast food cereal made from grain is American English, 1899.