buckwheat

[n] - or member of genus Fagopyrum 2. [n] - grain ground into flour
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Buckwheat

Buck'wheat` noun [ Buck a beech tree + wheat ; akin to Dutch boekweit , German buchweizen .] 1. (Botany) A plant ( Fagopyrum esculentum ) of the Polygonum family, the seed of which is used for food. 2. The triangular seed used, when ground, fo
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buckwheat

1. <botany> A plant (Fagopyrum esculentum) of the Polygonum family, the seed of which is used for food. ... 2. The triangular seed used, when ground, for griddle cakes, etc. ... Origin: Buck a beech tree + wheat; akin to D. Boekweit, G. Buchweizen. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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buckwheat

noun grain ground into flour
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buckwheat

Polygonum fagopyrum noun a member of the genus Fagopyrum; annual Asian plant with clusters of small pinkish white flowers and small edible triangular seeds which are used whole or ground into flour
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Buckwheat

• (n.) A plant (Fagopyrum esculentum) of the Polygonum family, the seed of which is used for food. • (n.) The triangular seed used, when ground, for griddle cakes, etc.
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buckwheat

either of two species (Fagopyrum esculentum, or sagittatum, and F. tataricum) of herbaceous plants and their edible seeds, which are used as a ... [2 related articles]
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buckwheat

buckwheat, common name for certain members of the Polygonaceae, a family of herbs and shrubs found chiefly in north temperate areas and having a characteristic pungent juice containing oxalic acid. Species native to the United States are most common in the West. The largest genus of the family, Poly...
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Buckwheat

Buckwheat or Brank (Fagopyrum esculentum or Polygonum Fagopyrum) is a plant of the family Polygonacea, with a branched herbaceous stem, somewhat arrow-shaped leaves, and purplish-white flowers, growing to a height of about one meter, and bearing a small triangular grain resembling a beech-nut - whence the name whichis a corruption of beechwheat- of
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buckwheat

Any of a group of cereal plants. The name usually refers to Fagopyrum esculentum, which reaches about 1 m/3 ft in height and can grow on poor soil in a short summer. The highly nutritious black triangular seeds (groats) are eaten by both animals and humans. They can be cooked and eaten whole or as a cracked meal (kasha), or g...
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Buckwheat

Buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) is a plant cultivated for its grain-like seeds, and also used as a cover crop. Despite the name, buckwheat is not related to wheat, as it is not a grass. Instead, buckwheat is related to sorrel, knotweed, and rhubarb. Because its seeds are eaten, it is referred to as a pseudocereal. The cultivation of buckwheat gra
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Buckwheat

Buckwheat is a member of the grass family whose seed is high in calcium. Buckwheat seeds are ground whole into a flour before used in cereal, which result in the appearance of small, black specks in flakes. Buckwheat is gluten-free.
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Buckwheat

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Buckwheat

[disambiguation] Buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) is a plant cultivated for its grain-like seeds; it is also used as a cover crop. Buckwheat may also refer to: ==Plants== ==In entertainment== ...
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