Meaning of unground in English:


Pronunciation /ʌnˈɡraʊnd/


  • Not reduced to fine particles by grinding; not ground.

    ‘This allowed most of the leaf-base tissue to be ground away, leaving the unground portion of the crown clearly visible for removal by hand and subsequent grinding separately.’
    • ‘There are always three bags of unground coffee.’
    • ‘He brought a coffee grinder and bags of unground fertiliser.’
    • ‘The liquid was yellow, and unground, tiny white flowers floated like water lilies.’
    • ‘If you can, start with fresh basil leaves and unground seeds when making this tea.’