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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Contemporary Examples of farro

  • To make the salad, soak the farro overnight then cook as you would barley.

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