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Middle EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old English hwǣte, hwēte, from Proto-Germanic *hwaitijaz.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʍɛːt(ə)/
  • (dialectal) IPA(key): /ˈwɛːt(ə)/, /ˈxwɛːt(ə)/

NounEdit

whete (uncountable)

  1. Wheat (plant of the genus Triticum).
  2. The grain resulting from wheat; corn.
  3. The better or more valuable part of something.

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