maccaroni wheat
maccaroni wheat maccaroni wheat n. A type of wheat ({Triticum durum}) with hard dark-colored kernels high in gluten and used for bread and pasta; grown especially in South Russia, North Africa, and North central North America.

Syn: durum, durum wheat, hard wheat, {Triticum durum}, {Triticum turgidum}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Triticum durum — maccaroni wheat maccaroni wheat n. A type of wheat ({Triticum durum}) with hard dark colored kernels high in gluten and used for bread and pasta; grown especially in South Russia, North Africa, and North central North America. Syn: durum, durum… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Triticum turgidum — maccaroni wheat maccaroni wheat n. A type of wheat ({Triticum durum}) with hard dark colored kernels high in gluten and used for bread and pasta; grown especially in South Russia, North Africa, and North central North America. Syn: durum, durum… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • mac|a|ro|ni — «MAK uh ROH nee», noun, plural nis or nies. 1. wheat flour paste that has been dried, usually in the form of hollow tubes, to be cooked for food. 2. a fashionable English dandy of the 1700 s who affectedly followed French or Italian fashions in… …   Useful english dictionary

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