plain flour

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formed as a compound of plain ("regular") and flour. The U.S. standard of identity comes from 21CFR137.105.

Noun[edit]

plain flour ‎(uncountable)

  1. (British) A wheat flour with a medium gluten content, suitable for general use. Equivalent to American English "all-purpose flour".
  2. (US standard of identity) exact synonym of flour

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