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Wheat.
 
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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).

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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.
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wheat ‎(not comparable)

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

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