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spelt

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noun \ˈspelt\

Definition of spelt

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



Origin and Etymology 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


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spelt

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\ˈspelt\

Definition of spelt

  1. chiefly British past and past participle of spell






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