Definition of teff
: 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
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Chick-fil-A said Monday that the bun is made with a mix of ancient grains like millet, quinoa, sorghum, amaranth and teff.
Injera is made from teff, a nutritious, low-gluten grain that imparts a dark hue to the bread.
Whisk teff flour, flaxseeds, sunflower seeds, almonds, pepitas, walnuts, flaxseed meal, psyllium husks, chia seeds, and salt in a large bowl.
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Origin and Etymology of teff
First Known Use: 1790See Words from the same year
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