Definition of farro
: the grain of an ancient wheat having glumes that tightly enclose the kernel specifically : the grain of emmer, einkorn, or spelt that is cooked in liquid and used in various dishes (such as soups or salads) We were making … farro, an ancient wheat variety that can be cooked risotto-style with broth, butter and Parmesan. — Heidi Julavits Soak 1 cup of farro overnight, then simmer with 3 cups water for 25-70 minutes … — Gretchen Roberts Farro, also called spelt, is available at health-food stores. — Melissa Clark
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