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  • n  a member of the genus Fagopyrum; annual Asian plant with clusters of small pinkish white flowers and small edible triangular seeds which are used whole or ground into flour
  • n  grain ground into flour

  • I trust that a sufficient number of Senators who have not been seduced to political apostasy by the family sap bucket, or gorged into stupefaction by buckwheat cakes and Vermont .
  • The Committee might have ordered Farmer Dennis to plow in his buckwheat while it was green.
  • Next up: buckwheat waffles with Sterling caviar.
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  • Marcus Samuelsson in New York Observer
    I didn't have food allergies growing up, but as an adult I developed an allergy to buckwheat so I can't have soba or blinis or anything like that,said Mr. Samuelsson, who was accompanied by his over-six-foot-tall model girlfriend, Maya...
  • Johnny Damon in Boston Globe
    We have different hairstyles here,Damon said. "We have Manny [Ramirez] with the lion look. We also have Pokey [Reese], who came on the plane the other day with the Buckwheat look going."

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