Dictionary.com

durum wheat

[ door-uhm, dyoor- ]
/ ˈdʊər əm, ˈdyʊər- /
Save This Word!

noun

a wheat, Triticum turgidum, the grain of which yields flour used in making pasta.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!

In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Also called durum, macaroni wheat.

Origin of durum wheat

1905–10; <New Latin, the earlier specific epithet. See dure1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
Essays. Emails. Everything. Get Help Now!