durum wheat

noun du·rum wheat \ ˈdu̇r-əm- , ˈdyu̇r- , ˈdər-əm- , ˈdə-rəm- \
|Updated on: 5 May 2018

Definition of durum wheat

: a wheat (Triticum durum) that yields a glutenous flour used especially in pasta called also durum

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New Latin durum, from Latin, neuter of durus hard


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