Definición de wheat en inglés:

wheat

Saltos de línea: wheat
Pronunciación: /wiːt
 
/

sustantivo

[mass noun]
1A cereal which is the most important kind grown in temperate countries, the grain of which is ground to make flour for bread, pasta, pastry, etc.
  • Genus Triticum, family Gramineae: several species, including bread wheat (T. aestivum) and durum wheat, and many distinctive cultivars
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Other Iron Age crops included the more ancient emmer wheat (Triticum dicoccum, which was grown on light soils), bread wheat, oats, rye, peas, Celtic beans, and flax.
  • Three species exist both as wild and domesticated wheats, einkorn, emmer, and breadwheat.
  • The many thousands of grains comprise not just emmer and naked barley, but also bread wheat - which points clearly to the Neolithic - and linseed.
1.1The grain of wheat.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Despite this, the trials of other feed grain wheats and forage cereal varieties east of Bairnsdale continue to attract the interest of growers.

Origen

Old English hwǣte of Germanic origin; related to Dutch weit, German Weizen, also to white.

Frases

separate the wheat from the chaff

see chaff1.

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