einkorn


ein·korn

noun \ˈīn-ˌkrn\

Definition of EINKORN

:  an ancient wheat (Triticum monococcum) having one-grained spikelets and grown especially formerly in poor soils in central and southern Europe and southwest Asia

Origin of EINKORN

German, from Old High German, from ein one + korn grain — more at one, corn
First Known Use: circa 1901

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