triticale

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Etymology[edit]

Blend of Latin trīticum (wheat) +‎ Latin sēcale (rye).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌtɹɪtɪˈkeɪli/
  • Rhymes: -eɪli
  • Hyphenation: trit‧i‧ca‧le

Noun[edit]

triticale (countable and uncountable, plural triticales)

  1. (uncountable) A grain crop, a hybrid of wheat and rye, that gives a high yield.
    Hypernyms: grain, cereal
  2. (countable) Any particular variety of triticale.

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