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teff

[ tef ]
/ tɛf /
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noun
a grass, Eragrostis tef, native to northern Africa, where it is cultivated for its edible seeds.
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Origin of teff

1780–90; <Amharic t’ef; compare Geez t’ah’əf,t’ayəf
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