red wheat


: a wheat that has red grains

Examples of red wheat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hard spring red wheat contracts. Star Tribune, 25 July 2021 Meanwhile, the senator’s financial portfolio included trades of cattle, corn and red wheat futures as well as Hershey stock, according to the Times. Howard Koplowitz |, al, 14 Sep. 2022 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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Word History

First Known Use

1523, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of red wheat was in 1523

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Cite this Entry

“Red wheat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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