farro

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian farro.

Noun[edit]

farro ‎(uncountable)

  1. Emmer wheat
    • 2007, February 14, “Florence Fabricant”, in For a Chilly Winter Day, Beef Pie With Polenta Crust[1]:
      At the Fountain restaurant in the Four Seasons Hotel, near the institute, squab stuffed with fava beans and farro, an Egyptian grain, comes gilded with gold leaf [] .

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin *farrum, from Latin far(spelt).

Noun[edit]

farro m ‎(plural farri)

  1. (botany) emmer
  2. (botany) spelt

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

farro m (uncountable)

  1. emmer (Triticum dicoccum, a species of wheat)