Definition of triticale
: an amphidiploid hybrid between wheat and rye having protein-rich grain; also : its grain
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Then there are one-off wonders like a best-in-class bourbon made with as many different grains (nine, including spelt and triticale) as your favorite loaf of fancy bread.
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Origin and Etymology of triticale
New Latin, blend of Triticum, genus of wheat, and Secale, genus of rye
First Known Use: 1952See Words from the same year
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