durum wheat


du·rum wheat

noun \ˈdr-əm-, ˈdyr-, ˈdər-əm-, ˈdə-rəm-\

Definition of DURUM WHEAT

:  a wheat (Triticum durum) that yields a glutenous flour used especially in pasta —called also durum

Origin of DURUM WHEAT

New Latin durum, from Latin, neuter of durus hard
First Known Use: circa 1903

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