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teff

[tef] /tɛf/
noun
1.
a grass, Eragrostis tef, native to northern Africa, where it is cultivated for its edible seeds.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; < Amharic t’ef; compare Geez t’ah’əf, t’ayəf
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tef

/tɛf/
noun
1.
an annual grass, Eragrostis abyssinica, of NE Africa, grown for its grain
Word Origin
C18: from Amharic tēf
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