noun Etymology: Amharic ṭef Date: 1790 an economically important Ethiopian annual cereal grass (Eragrostis tef syn. E. abyssinica) grown for its small grain which yields a white flour and as a forage and hay crop

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  • teff — /tɛf/ (say tef) noun a cereal crop, Eragrostis abyssinica, grown especially in Ethiopia, where the fine grain is ground into flour, fermented for three days, and then made into a sourdough flatbread. Also, teff grass. {Amharic teffa lost, with… …   Australian English dictionary

  • teff — /tef/, n. a grass, Eragrostis tef, native to northern Africa, where it is cultivated for its edible seeds. [1780 90; < Amharic t ef; cf. Geez t ah af, t ayaf] * * * …   Universalium

  • teff — noun a) A love grass, Eragrostis tef, with small seeds, grown as a cereal and for forage in Ethiopia and parts of Arabia b) The fine grain of this plant …   Wiktionary

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  • Teff — Tef, Tẹff, der; [s] [afrik.]: nordafrikanische Getreidepflanze …   Universal-Lexikon

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