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wild wheat


Definitions from WordNet

Noun wild wheat has 1 sense
  1. wild wheat, wild emmer, Triticum dicoccum dicoccoides - found wild in Palestine; held to be prototype of cultivated wheat
    --1 is a kind of wheat, corn

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Wild Wheat


Wild wheat refers to a species of wheat that grows in the wild, without the intervention of humans. It is typically more rustic and less productive compared to cultivated wheat varieties.


Sense 1:

Noun – Plant Biology: A type of wheat native to certain regions that grows without human interference, often found in meadows or grasslands. It is characterized by its hardy nature and less refined grains.

Sample Sentence:

The prairie is teeming with wild wheat, swaying gently in the wind.

Sense 2:

Noun – Culinary: The grains or seeds of wild wheat plants, often used as an ingredient or additive in specialized flour blends, bread recipes, or animal feed to enhance flavor and nutrition.

Sample Sentence:

For a distinct nutty taste, sprinkle some wild wheat over the salad.

Sense 3:

Adjective – Describing Crops: Referring to crops or varieties of wheat that have not been domesticated or bred for human consumption, characterized by their resistance to harsh conditions and adaptability.

Sample Sentence:

The farmer decided to experiment with wild wheat cultivation to discover new resilient strains.

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