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noun \ˈspelt\

Definition of SPELT

:  an ancient wheat (Triticum spelta syn. T. aestivum spelta) with spikelets containing two light red grains; also :  the grain of spelt
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Origin of SPELT

Middle English, from Old English, from Late Latin spelta, of Germanic origin; perhaps akin to Middle High German spelte split piece of wood, Old High German spaltan to split — more at split
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with SPELT

2spelt

\ˈspelt\

Definition of SPELT

chiefly British past and past participle of spell

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