triticum

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triticum (ˈtrɪtɪkəm)
 
n
any annual cereal grass of the genus Triticum, which includes the wheats
 
[C19: Latin, literally: wheat, probably from tritum, supine of terere to grind]

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triticum

noun
annual cereal grasses from Mediterranean area; widely cultivated in temperate regions 
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