macaroni wheat.


macaroni wheat.
[1900-05]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • macaroni wheat — noun wheat with hard dark colored kernels high in gluten and used for bread and pasta; grown especially in southern Russia, North Africa, and northern central North America • Syn: ↑durum, ↑durum wheat, ↑hard wheat, ↑Triticum durum, ↑Triticum… …   Useful english dictionary

  • macaroni wheat — šiurkščiojo kviečio kietasis porūšis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos grūdinis, krakmolinis kultūrinis augalas (Triticum turgidum subsp. durum); jo grūdai naudojami maistui. atitikmenys: lot. Triticum turgidum subsp. durum… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • macaroni wheat. — See durum wheat. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • Macaroni — Mac a*ro ni, n.; pl. {Macaronis}, or {Macaronies}. [Prov. It. macaroni, It. maccheroni, fr. Gr. ? happiness, later, a funeral feast, fr. ? blessed, happy. Prob. so called because eaten at such feasts in honor of the dead; cf. Gr. ? blessed, i. e …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wheat — [hwēt, wēt] n. [ME whete < OE hwæte, akin to Ger weizen < IE base * kweid , to gleam, bright, WHITE: from the white seed] 1. any of several cereal grasses (genus Triticum) having dense, erect spikes containing grains which thresh free of… …   English World dictionary

  • Macaroni — thumb|right|200px|Macaroni thumb|right|200px|Macaroni and cheeseMacaroni is a kind of moderately extended, machine made dry pasta. Much shorter than spaghetti, and hollow, macaroni does not contain eggs. Though home machines exist that can make… …   Wikipedia

  • wheat — wheatless, adj. /hweet, weet/, n. 1. the grain of any cereal grass of the genus Triticum, esp. T. aestivum, used in the form of flour for making bread, cakes, etc., and for other culinary and nutritional purposes. 2. the plant itself. [bef. 900;… …   Universalium

  • wheat — noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English whete, from Old English hwǣte; akin to Old High German weizzi wheat, hwīz, wīz white more at white Date: before 12th century 1. a cereal grain that yields a fine white flour used chiefly in… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • macaroni — /mak euh roh nee/, n., pl. macaronis, macaronies for 2. 1. small, tubular pasta prepared from wheat flour. 2. an English dandy of the 18th century who affected Continental mannerisms, clothes, etc. Also, maccaroni. [1590 1600; earlier maccaroni < …   Universalium

  • macaroni — mac·a·ro·ni || ‚mækÉ™ roÊŠnɪ n. pasta made from a paste of wheat flour that has been formed into tubular shapes n. 18th century young British foppish dandy who adopted the manners and customs of countries he visited; affected young man …   English contemporary dictionary