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Noun: durum  dur-um or d(y)û-rum [N. Amer], dú-rum or d(y)û-rum [Brit]
  1. Wheat with hard dark-coloured kernels high in gluten and used for bread and pasta; grown especially in southern Russia, North Africa, and northern central North America
    - durum wheat, hard wheat, Triticum durum, Triticum turgidum, macaroni wheat

Derived forms: durums

Type of: corn [Brit], wheat

Encyclopedia: Durum