Definition of durum wheat
: a wheat (Triticum durum) that yields a glutenous flour used especially in pasta —called also durum
Origin and Etymology of durum wheat
New Latin durum, from Latin, neuter of durus hard
First Known Use: circa 1903See Words from the same year
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