durum wheat
noun Etymology: New Latin durum, from Latin, neuter of durus hard Date: circa 1903 a wheat (Triticum durum) that yields a glutenous flour used especially in pasta — called also durum

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  • durum wheat — du′rum wheat [[t]ˈdʊər əm, ˈdyʊər [/t]] n. pln a wheat, Triticum durum, the grain of which yields flour used in making pasta. Also called du′rum • Etymology: 1905–10; < NL, the earlier specific name, neut. of Ldūrushard …   From formal English to slang

  • durum wheat — [ djʊərəm] noun a kind of hard wheat grown in arid regions, yielding flour that is used to make pasta. [Triticum durum.] Origin early 20th cent.: from L., neut. of durus hard …   English new terms dictionary

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