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winter wheat


noun

wheat that is planted in the autumn to be harvested in the spring or early summer.

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Nearby words

winter solstice, winter sports, winter springs, winter squash, winter war, winter wheat, winter wren, winter's bark, winter's tale, the, winter-hardy, winterberry

Origin of winter wheat

First recorded in 1665–75
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British Dictionary definitions for winter wheat

winter wheat


noun

a type of wheat that is planted in the autumn and is harvested the following summer
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