HyperDic: macaroni_wheat

English > 1 sense of the expression macaroni wheat:
NOUNplantmacaroni wheat, durum, durum wheat, hard wheat, Triticum durum, Triticum turgidumwheat with hard dark-colored kernels high in gluten and used for bread and pasta
English > macaroni wheat: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningwheat with hard dark-colored kernels high in gluten and used for bread and pasta; grown especially in southern Russia, North Africa, and northern central North America.
Synonymsdurum, durum wheat, hard wheat, Triticum durum, Triticum turgidum
Broaderwheatannual or biennial grass having erect flower spikes and light brown grains
Spanishtrigo duro, triticum durum
Catalanblat dur, triticum durum

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