wheat germ

Definitions

Food

  • The embryo of the wheat grain which is removed from white flour. It constitutes about 2 per cent of the total weight of the grain, consists mainly of fat and protein and contains most of the B and E vitamins. Often sold separately as a food supplement.

Travel

  • noun the centre of the wheat grain that is milled finely and sometimes toasted, and is used for sprinkling over cereals or in cooking
http://www.dictionarycentral.com/definition/wheat-germ.html