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spelt 1

 (spĕlt)
n.
A type of wheat (Triticum spelta syn. T. aestivum subsp. spelta) having a tough hull. It was widely cultivated in southwest Asia, the Near East, and Europe during the Bronze Age and is now grown chiefly in Europe.

[Middle English, from Old English, from Late Latin spelta, probably of Germanic origin; akin to Middle Dutch spelte, wheat.]

spelt 2

 (spĕlt)
v.
A past tense and a past participle of spell1.

spelt

(spɛlt)
vb
a past tense and past participle of spell1

spelt

(spɛlt)
n
(Plants) a species of wheat, Triticum spelta, that was formerly much cultivated and was used to develop present-day cultivated wheats
[Old English; related to Old Saxon spelta, Old High German spelza]

spelt1

(spɛlt)

v.
a pt. and pp. of spell 1.

spelt2

(spɛlt)

n.
a primitive wheat, Triticum spelta, native to S Europe and W Asia: used chiefly for livestock feed.
[before 1000; Middle English, Old English < Late Latin spelta, probably < Germanic; compare Old High German spelza]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spelt - hardy wheat grown mostly in Europe for livestock feedspelt - hardy wheat grown mostly in Europe for livestock feed
wheat - annual or biennial grass having erect flower spikes and light brown grains
Translations
espelta
pšenice špalda
spelt
spelto
speltanisu
spelttivehnä
כוסמין
pirprapšenica
tönkölybúza
spelt
pszenica orkisz
pira
прапшеница
dinkel

spelt

2 [spelt] N (Bot) → espelta f

spelt

1
n (Bot) → Spelz(weizen) m, → Dinkel m