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TRITICUM TURGIDUM

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Triticum turgidum mean? 

TRITICUM TURGIDUM (noun)
  The noun TRITICUM TURGIDUM has 1 sense:

1. wheat with hard dark-colored kernels high in gluten and used for bread and pasta; grown especially in southern Russia, North Africa, and northern central North America

  Familiarity information: TRITICUM TURGIDUM used as a noun is very rare.


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TRITICUM TURGIDUM (noun)


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Meaning:

Wheat with hard dark-colored kernels high in gluten and used for bread and pasta; grown especially in southern Russia, North Africa, and northern central North America

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

durum; durum wheat; hard wheat; macaroni wheat; Triticum durum; Triticum turgidum

Hypernyms ("Triticum turgidum" is a kind of...):

wheat (annual or biennial grass having erect flower spikes and light brown grains)


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