from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The seeds of a grass, Triticum dicoccum, resembling spelt, but bearing only two grains in the head, cultivated in Switzerland for the manufacture of starch.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A variety of wheat from which starch is produced; -- called also
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- noun A variety of
wheatfrom which starchis produced.
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German Amelkorn: compare Middle High German amel, amer, spelt, and Latin amylum starch, from Ancient Greek.
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