- any of several types of ancient wheat, especially spelt, emmer, or einkorn.
Origin of farro
1990–95; < Italian: “emmer” from Latin far “spelt”
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Examples from the Web for farro
To make the salad, soak the farro overnight then cook as you would barley.How Top Chefs Stay Thin
December 15, 2009