macaroni wheat

noun

Origin:
1900–05

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macaroni wheat

(species Triticum durum), hard wheat (q.v.) producing a glutenous flour. The purified middlings of durum wheat are known as semolina, used for pasta products

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Durum wheat or macaroni wheat is also widely used for preparing pasta and semolina.
Genetic variation of nitrogen-use efficiency in bread and macaroni wheat.
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