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durum wheat

noun du·rum wheat \ˈdu̇r-əm-, ˈdyu̇r-, ˈdər-əm-, ˈdə-rəm-\

Definition of durum wheat

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

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