Definition of Emmer

1. Noun. Hard red wheat grown especially in Russia and Germany; in United States as stock feed.

Exact synonyms: Starch Wheat, Triticum Dicoccum, Two-grain Spelt
Generic synonyms: Wheat



Definition of Emmer

1. Noun. A particular species of wheat. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Emmer

1. a type of wheat [n -S] - See also: wheat

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Emmer

emmantling
emmarble
emmarbled
emmarbles
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emmas
emmenagog
emmenagogs
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emmenia
emmer (current term)
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emmetropes
emmetropia
emmetropias
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emmetropically
emmetropization
emmetropy

Literary usage of Emmer

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1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1910)
"HABITUAL ASSOCIATION OF WILD emmer WITH WILD BARLEY. Another observation of some importance made by the writer is the following: The -wild emmer is always ..."

2. Essays on Wheat: Including the Discovery and Introduction of Marquis Wheat by A. H. Reginald Buller, Buller, A. H. Reginald, 1874-1944 (1919)
"It is true that durum wheat has been found in Egypt in some tombs of the first dynasty — that is four thousand years before the Christian era — but emmer is ..."

3. ...Productive Swine Husbandry by George E. Day (1913)
"The South Dakota Station reports one experiment with emmer, under the ... One lot of hogs was fed whole emmer, one ground emmer, and one emmer and corn. ..."

4. Successful Farming; a Ready Reference on All Phases of Agriculture for by Frank Duane Gardner (1916)
"emmer. > A good substitute for oats and barley. emmer emmer, also known as spelt, is closely related to wheat, but is distinguished from it by the grain, ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1922)
"Einkorn with 7 chromosomes crossed with members of the emmer group with 14 ... The emmer group possesses many valuable characters such as drouth and rust ..."

6. The Cereals in America by Thomas Forsyth Hunt (1908)
"emmer (Tr. sat. dicoccum Hackel).—Hackel states that this subspecies has been "cultivated from the most ancient times but always more sparingly than spelt ..."

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