einkorn

[ahyn-kawrn]
noun
a wheat, Triticum monococcum, having a one-grained spikelet, grown as a forage crop in Europe and Asia.

Origin:
1900–05; < German, equivalent to ein one + Korn grain

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einkorn (ˈaɪnˌkɔːn)
 
n
a variety of wheat, Triticum monococcum, of Greece and SW Asia, having pale red kernels, and cultivated in hilly regions as grain for horses
 
[C20: from German, literally: one kernel]

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In terms of crops, they grew einkorn and emmer wheat, both ancient wheat varieties.
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