See also: Emmer and ëmmer

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EtymologyEdit

First used in 1908; borrowed from German Emmer, from Middle High German emeri, from Old High German amari, derivative of amar(o), which in turn gave rise to the obsolescent German synonym Amelkorn (amelcorn). Further etymology unknown.

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emmer (countable and uncountable, plural emmers)

  1. A species of wheat, Triticum dicoccon, one of a group of hulled wheats that are important food grains. [from 1908]
    Synonym: farro
    Coordinate terms: spelt, einkorn wheat
    Hypernym: hulled wheat
    • 2004, Harold McGee, chapter 9, in On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen, Scribner, →ISBN:
      Emmer Wheat or Farro Emmer wheat, T. turgidum dicoccum, was probably the second wheat to be cultivated. It grew in warmer climates than einkorn, and became the most important cultivated form from the Near East through northern Africa and Europe until early Roman times, when it was superseded by durum and bread wheats. But pockets of emmer cultivation survived in parts of Europe, and emmer is now widely available under its Italian name, farro.

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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch emmer, from Middle Dutch ember, from Old Dutch ēmer, from Proto-West Germanic *ambrī.

NounEdit

emmer (plural emmers, diminutive emmertjie)

  1. bucket (container)

DescendantsEdit

  • Xhosa: i-emele

DutchEdit

 
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emmer

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈɛ.mər/, [ˈɛ.mər]
  • Hyphenation: em‧mer
  • Rhymes: -ɛmər

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch ember, from Old Dutch ēmer, from Proto-West Germanic *ambrī.

NounEdit

emmer m (plural emmers, diminutive emmertje n)

  1. bucket (container)
    Synonym: aker
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from German Emmer.

NounEdit

emmer m (uncountable)

  1. emmer, Triticum dicoccon
    Synonym: tweekoren

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

emmer

  1. first-person singular present indicative of emmeren
  2. imperative of emmeren

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Middle DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Dutch iomer (always), a compound of io (always) + *mēro (more) (from Proto-Germanic *maizô).

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emmer

  1. always
  2. at least, in any case
  3. at all costs
  4. ever
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Etymology 2Edit

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emmer m

  1. Alternative form of ammer
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