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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
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Under conditions of the higher nitrogen rate, a higher grain protein and gluten content as well as higher sedimentation index were found, while in turn spelt fertilized at the rate of 50 kg N ha-1 contained more starch and fat.
It was addressed by Professor Zakia Sarwar, Honorary Executive Director of SPELT, Ameena Saiyid, Managing Director, Oxford University Press (Pakistan), Professor Mohsin Tejani and Dr Asif Aslam Farrukhi.
But when, in the same story, Piers is quoted as saying: "Yes, I know I spelt Middlesbrough wrong", he is skating on thin ice, because many grammar-ians contend that "wrong" should not be employed as an adverb in this way, preferring instead to use "wrongly".
Fortunately, spelt has reappeared on the food scene, appreciated as a nutrient-rich, nutty-flavored and versatile whole grain.
"I managed to train my mind to a level where I scan the word as soon as I see it and process it like an image in my brain thereby making it easier to spell backwards." His keen mind served him well last week as he went on to spell 30 randomly chosen words backwards, claiming the world record for the most words spelt in a minute.
Llandaff has been spelt this way for longer than anyone can remember.
Sharpham Park's Original Spelt Porridge is a fabulously warming breakfast porridge.
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The club's name can actually be spelt in either way and is still spelt with a K in the Greek alphabet, the spelling which still appears on the official club badge.
"By that I mean words like `accommodation' and if you look at the title of my book, `Accomodating Brocolli in the Cemetary or why can't anybody spell', I have deliberately included words that look like they're spelt properly but aren't.
David Scroggins of Milwaukee bought three Compaq computers for a pittance by asking for "Compacts." Other creative spellings in recent auctions include "bycicles," "telefones," and "dimonds." Perhaps computer spelt checkers are to blame.
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