degerminator

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degerminator (plural degerminators)

  1. (agriculture) A device that separates the germ from the husk of a cereal grain.
    • 2007, Y. H. Hui, PhD, Ramesh C. Chandan, Stephanie Clark, Handbook of Food Products Manufacturing, page 374:
      The grains are then broken up in the degerminator, usually an impact mill.