triticale

noun
trit·​i·​ca·​le | \ ˌtri-tə-ˈkā-lē How to pronounce triticale (audio) \

Definition of triticale

: an amphidiploid hybrid between wheat and rye having protein-rich grain also : its grain

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Grains include oat, wheat, rice, barley, rye, bulgur, buckwheat, amaranth, farro, quinoa, millet, sorghum, teff, triticale, farro and spelt. Jenna Birch, Washington Post, "A primer on whole grains: What they are, why they’re important and how to find them," 19 Aug. 2019 Russell Hedrick, a regenerative grower who farms non-GMO and heirloom corn, soy, barley, oats and triticale in Hickory, N.C. has been measuring the carbon in his 1,000 acres and the best he’s ever done is 1.5 tons per acre. Laura Reiley, BostonGlobe.com, "A Boston company’s plan to remove a trillion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere: Bury it.," 13 June 2019 Russell Hedrick, a regenerative grower who farms non-GMO and heirloom corn, soy, barley, oats and triticale in Hickory, N.C. has been measuring the carbon in his 1,000 acres and the best he’s ever done is 1.5 tons per acre. Laura Reiley, BostonGlobe.com, "A Boston company’s plan to remove a trillion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere: Bury it.," 13 June 2019 Russell Hedrick, a regenerative grower who farms non-GMO and heirloom corn, soy, barley, oats and triticale in Hickory, N.C. has been measuring the carbon in his 1,000 acres and the best he’s ever done is 1.5 tons per acre. Laura Reiley, Washington Post, "The new plan to remove a trillion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere: Bury it.," 12 June 2019 According to Gundry, gluten — a protein that’s found in wheat, barley rye, and triticale — is just one type of lectin. Jaclyn London, Ms, Rd, Cdn, Good Housekeeping, "Kelly Clarkson Lost Nearly 40 Pounds on the Plant Paradox Diet," 25 June 2018 Gluten refers to proteins found in wheat, Sheela said — that includes grains in the wheat family such as rye, barley and triticale. Lauren Delgado, OrlandoSentinel.com, "A guide to gluten-free-friendly dining in Central Florida," 10 May 2018 Gluten is a term for the proteins found not only in wheat but also in rye, barley, wheat varieties like farro and spelt, and triticale (essentially a cross between wheat and rye). Sophie Egan, New York Times, "How Can Oats, Which Don’t Contain Gluten, Be Labeled ‘Gluten Free’?," 13 Apr. 2018 Russell Hedrick, a regenerative grower who farms non-GMO and heirloom corn, soy, barley, oats and triticale in Hickory, N.C. has been measuring the carbon in his 1,000 acres and the best he’s ever done is 1.5 tons per acre. Laura Reiley, BostonGlobe.com, "A Boston company’s plan to remove a trillion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere: Bury it.," 13 June 2019

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First Known Use of triticale

1952, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for triticale

New Latin, blend of Triticum, genus of wheat, and Secale, genus of rye

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