Definition of Triticum turgidum
1. Noun. Wheat with hard dark-colored kernels high in gluten and used for bread and pasta; grown especially in southern Russia, North Africa, and northern central North America.
Generic synonyms: Wheat
Lexicographical Neighbors of Triticum Turgidum
Literary usage of Triticum turgidum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1911)
"... found in triticum turgidum compositum, commonly known as Egyptian or Smyrna wheat. But in the latter the branched character never is lost entirely, ..."
2. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1914)
"Egyptian or English wheat, triticum turgidum, L. It is today widespread in many ... That triticum turgidum was lacking, is explained by the climate. ..."
3. The New International Encyclopaedia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1906)
"triticum turgidum, or poulard wheat, is a subspecies of Triticum vulgäre, distributed in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea regions. ..."
4. British Farmer's Magazine (1853)
"triticum turgidum—turgid wheat. 6. Triticum atratum—dark-spiked wheat. 7. ... triticum turgidum, or turgid wheat.—This is the Rivet, Grey Pollard, ..."
5. A Botanical Materia Medica by Jonathan Stokes (1812)
"1238. £«r. Jy Johns. 66, cop. in Park, theatr. 1120. «. 4, the lower figure. 4 3. TRITICUM turgidum. ... TRITICUM turgidum. Bryant 320. Murr. v. 321. ..."