Persian wheat

noun

Definition of Persian wheat

: a hardy, productive Eurasian wheat (Triticum carthlicum) with short stems and flexible spikes with spikelets containing two to four usually red grains

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“Persian wheat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Persian%20wheat. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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