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gru·el

(grū'ĕl),
A semiliquid food of oatmeal or other cereal boiled in water; thin porridge.
[thru O. Fr., fr. Mediev. L. grutum, meal]

gruel

(groo′ăl) [L. grutum, meal]
Cereal that is boiled in water or milk.

gruel

a mixture made of ground feed mixed with water.
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Thus, consuming gruel made from maize highly contaminated with aflatoxin could result in significant adverse health and economic impacts.
Particularly under the regime when they had nothing to eat, his grandmother "saved for [him] / the thickest part of her rice gruel.
The challenge studies revealed that Salmonella species reached the infective dose (5 log cfu/g) within 12 and 18 hr in gruel and firfir, respectively.
Lemmings, soft like the juicy bits licked from a spoon, make a hearty gruel to lift the spirits.
Slapfish, initially a food truck, was conceived by chefs Andrew Gruel and Jethro Naude who opened the first Slapfish restaurant in Huntington Beach CA.
The Lionel Bart musical - in which orphan Oliver memorably asks for more gruel - has been adapted by the Grangetown group for what's sure to be another sell-out show.
Garcetti isn't the city's first Jewish mayorthat honor goes to a businessman named Bernard Cohn who served for two weeks as an appointed interim mayor in 1878but he is the first to win election, and by nearly 10 points over his rival Wendy Gruel, a fellow Democrat.
And when the show came to an end in true 'Oliver' fashion, we asked for more - not gruel - but as much Blancmange as we could get.
He manages to lose them by pretending to be a nun and a waiter, and a little bird not only helps him to find his way back home to the zoo in time for his own fishy feast, but tells a passing policeman about the cats' plan, and they end up in prison living on gruel instead of fish.
A group of 20 year-eight students spent the morning at the County Record Office in Warwick studying historical documents, including details of the daily lives of prison inmates in Victorian times, such as their diet of gruel, a thinner version of porridge.
Garcetti, 42, defeated Comptroller Wendy Gruel in a vote on May 21 to replace Vallaraigosa, who had served since 2005.