wheat

EnglishEdit

Wheat.
Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Wikispecies has information on:

Wikispecies

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English whete, from Old English hwǣte, from Proto-Germanic *hwaitijaz (compare West Frisian weet, Dutch weit, Low German Weten, German Weizen, Danish hvede, Swedish vete, Icelandic hveiti), from *hwītaz ‎(white). More at white. For semantic development, compare Welsh gwenith ‎(wheat), from gwenn ‎(white).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

wheat ‎(countable and uncountable, plural wheats)

  1. (countable) any of several cereal grains, of the genus Triticum, that yields flour as used in bakery.
  2. (uncountable) a light brown colour, like that of wheat.
    wheat colour:    

TranslationsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

wheat ‎(not comparable)

  1. wheaten, of a light brown colour, like that of wheat.

TranslationsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Read in another language