- n. 面粉；粉状物质
- vt. 撒粉于；把…磨成粉
- n. (Flour)人名；(法)弗卢尔
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来自词根flor, 花，词源同flower. 面粉义来自其比喻义花粉，精华。
- flour:  Etymologically, flour is the same word as flower. It originally meant the ‘flower’, or ‘finest part’, of ground grain, and hence eventually just ‘ground (and more or less sifted) grain’. The distinction in spelling between flour and flower did not emerge until the late 18th century, and the spelling flower for ‘flour’ persisted into the early 19th century.
- flour (n.)
- "finer portion of ground grain," mid-13c., from flower (n.), and maintaining its older spelling, on the notion of flour as the "finest part" of meal, perhaps as the flower is the finest part of the plant or the fairest plant of the field (compare French fleur de farine), as distinguished from the coarser parts (meal (n.2)). Old French flor also meant both "a flower, blossom" and "meal, fine flour." The English word also was spelled flower until flour became the accepted form c. 1830 to end confusion. Flour-knave "miller's helper" is from c. 1300.
- flour (v.)
- "to sprinkle with flour," 1650s, from flour (n.). Meaning "convert (wheat) into flour" is from 1828. Related: Floured; flouring.
- 1. Just how much kneading is required depends on the sort of flour.
- 2. Sift the flour and baking powder into a medium-sized mixing bowl.
- 3. Shake off any excess flour before putting livers in the pan.
- 4. Combine the flour with 3 tablespoons water to make a paste.
- 5. They mill 1,000 tonnes of flour a day in every Australian state.
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