spelt

A variety of durum wheat that suited the damp climate of Britain. Farmers could obtain at least two harvests per year.

spelt

  1. hardy wheat grown mostly in Europe for livestock feed
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  3. indicate or signify
  4. write or name the letters that comprise the conventionally accepted form of (a word or part of a word)
  5. place under a spell

Spelt

Spelt, also known as dinkel wheat, or hulled wheat, is a species of wheat cultivated since 5000 BCE. Spelt was an important staple in parts of Europe from the Bronze Age to medieval times; it now survives as a relict crop in Central Europe and northern Spain and has found a new market as a health food. Spelt is sometimes considered a subspecies of...
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Spelt

Spelt, also referred to as polish wheat, has been in grown in Europe for many centuries. Spelt provides B vitamins (riboflavin, niacin and thiamin) and is notable for its levels of iron and potassium.
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Spelt

• (n.) Spelter. • (n.) A species of grain (Triticum Spelta) much cultivated for food in Germany and Switzerland; -- called also German wheat. • of Spell • (v. t. & i.) To split; to break; to spalt. • imp. & p. p. of Spell. Spelled.
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spelt

(from the article `Ancient Grains`) New U.S. health guidelines issued in January 2005 recommending three daily servings of whole grains did not hurt demand for heirloom grains. Food ...
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spelt

Triticum spelta noun hardy wheat grown mostly in Europe for livestock feed
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Spelt

Spelt imperfect & past participle of Spell . Spelled.
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Spelt

Spelt noun [ Anglo-Saxon spelt , from Latin spelta .] (Botany) A species of grain ( Triticum Spelta ) much cultivated for food in Germany and Switzerland; -- called also German wheat .
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Spelt

Spelt transitive verb & i. [ See Spell a splinter.] To split; to break; to spalt. [ Obsolete] Mortimer.
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Spelt

Spelt (Triticum sativum spelta) is a prehistoric cereal formed around 1000 BC from a crossing of Emmer wheat and a goat grass. Spelt was grown by the lake-dwellers of Switzerland and the ancient Romans, and was still being cultivated in central and Southern Europe at the start of the 20th century. Spelt has a brittle ear which easily breaks into sh...
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spelt

Spelt is an ancient cereal grain that is native to southern Europe. It was widely grown until the beginning of the 20th century, but can be difficult to find now. After threshing, spelt is cooked like rice and can be found as an ingredient in certain country soups, especially in Provence. Spelt has a mellow nutty flavor, and spelt flour can be s......
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spelt

[n] - hardy wheat grown mostly in Europe for livestock feed
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