- a wheat, as durum wheat, characterized by flinty, dark-colored kernels that yield a flour used in making bread, macaroni, etc.
Origin of hard wheat
First recorded in 1805–15
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- a type of wheat with hard kernels, yielding a strong flour and used for bread, macaroni, etc