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farro

[ fahr-oh ]
/ ˈfɑr oʊ /
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noun

any of several types of ancient wheat, especially spelt, emmer, or einkorn, used for food, sometimes as an alternative to barley.

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Origin of farro

First recorded in 1990–95; from Italian: literally, “emmer,” from Latin far “spelt”
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