freekeh

[ free-kuh ]
/ ˈfri kə /

noun

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

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

Origin of freekeh

From the Arabic word farīk ‘rubbed’
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