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teff

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noun \ˈtef\

Definition of teff

  1. :  an economically important Ethiopian annual cereal grass (Eragrostis tef syn. E. abyssinica) grown for its small grain which yields a white flour and as a forage and hay crop



Origin of teff

Amharic ṭef


First Known Use: 1790

Rhymes with teff

chef, clef, deaf, ef, f, kef, lev, ref


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