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spelt

noun \ ˈspelt \

Definition of spelt

: an ancient wheat (Triticum spelta synonym T. aestivum spelta) with long spikelets containing two light red flattened grains; also : the grain of spelt
Note: Both the plant and the grain are also called farro.

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Origin and Etymology of spelt

Middle English, from Old English, from Late Latin spelta, of Germanic origin; perhaps akin to Middle High German spelte split piece of wood, Old High German spaltan to split — more at split


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spelt

\ ˈspelt \

Definition of spelt

  • chiefly British past tense and past participle of spell



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