teff

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noun \ˈtef\

Definition of teff

  1. :  an economically important Ethiopian annual cereal grass (Eragrostis tef synonym E. abyssinica) grown for its small grain which yields a white flour and as a forage and hay crop

Origin and Etymology of teff

Amharic ṭef


First Known Use: 1790


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