hard wheat

hard wheat
noun Date: 1787 a wheat with hard kernels that are high in gluten and that yield a flour especially suitable for bread and macaroni

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  • hard wheat — /had ˈwit/ (say hahd weet) noun a wheat with hard kernels used to produce flour for bread, pasta, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • hard wheat — a wheat, as durum wheat, characterized by flinty, dark colored kernels that yield a flour used in making bread, macaroni, etc. [1805 15] * * * …   Universalium

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