freekeh

[ free-kuh ]
/ ˈfri kə /

noun

young wheat that has been fire-roasted, then threshed and dried: usually cooked by boiling.

Nearby words

  1. freegan,
  2. freehand,
  3. freehold,
  4. freeholder,
  5. freeing port,
  6. freelance,
  7. freelancer,
  8. freeload,
  9. freeloader,
  10. freely

Origin of freekeh

From the Arabic word farīk ‘rubbed’

Also called fri·keh, far·ik [far-ik, fuh-reek] /ˈfær ɪk, fəˈrik/.

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