red wheat


Definition of red wheat

: a wheat that has red grains

Examples of red wheat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But that was probably hard red wheat, which is higher in protein and more finicky than spelt. Alex Beggs, Bon Appétit, 24 Mar. 2021 Recently, my order included a squat loaf of red wheat sourdough, hummus blended with mint and sweet green peas, and pickled spring onion and green garlic. Soleil Ho,, 25 May 2020

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First Known Use of red wheat

1523, in the meaning defined above

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“Red wheat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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