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(Plants) any annual cereal grass of the genus Triticum, which includes the wheats
[C19: Latin, literally: wheat, probably from tritum, supine of terere to grind]
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Noun1.triticum - annual cereal grasses from Mediterranean areaTriticum - annual cereal grasses from Mediterranean area; widely cultivated in temperate regions
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Graminaceae, family Gramineae, family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, grass family, Poaceae - the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane
wheat - annual or biennial grass having erect flower spikes and light brown grains
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