from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Eurasian wheat (Triticum dicoccum) first cultivated by the Babylonians and now widely grown as a cereal grain and as livestock feed. Also called starch wheat, two-grained spelt.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A species of wheat, Triticum dicoccum.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a hard red wheat (Triticum dicoccum) grown especially in Russia and Germany; also grown in the U. S. as stock feed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A species of wheat, Triticum dicoccum; amel-corn.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. hard red wheat grown especially in Russia and Germany; in United States as stock feed
German, from Middle High German amer, emeri, from Old High German amaro.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)