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
Rhymes with durum wheat
aquavit, at one's feet, balance sheet, biathlete, bittersweet, booster seat, bucket seat, catbird seat, cellulite, cookie sheet, corps d'elite, countryseat, county seat, crystal pleat, decathlete, drag one's feet, driver's seat, easy street, exegete, incomplete, indiscreet, latent heat, letter sheet, lorikeet, make ends meet, marguerite, Masorete, meadowsweet, meet and greet, miss a beat, Nayarit, obsolete, off one's feet, on one's feet, on the street, overeat, overheat, Paraclete, parakeet, pentathlete, prickly heat, rumble seat, saddle seat, scandal sheet, self-conceit, semisweet, shredded wheat, sliding seat, spirochete, superheat, to one's feet, triathlete, trick or treat, two-way street, undertreat, up one's street, winding-sheet, window seat
Learn More about durum wheat
Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "durum wheat"
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up durum wheat? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).