durum

[ doo r-uh m, dyoo r- ]SEE DEFINITION OF durum

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What is durum wheat flour, and how does it differ from other flour?

Durum hoc, sed perdura, nec cede malis sed contra audentior ito.

Three-fourths of the Nation's durum, a hardy wheat used in the making of macaroni, is raised here.

The durum or macaroni wheats do especially well; but other varieties are also grown, as are oats, rye, barley and spelt.

Macaroni Flour is made from durum wheat, according to Saunders a variety of hard, spring wheat.

Durum wheats are not generally considered as valuable for bread making as other hard wheat.

Virtually all wheat grown in the country is a hard red winter wheat of good quality, somewhat softer than durum wheat.

Cultivation of durum wheat has been almost completely abandoned because of its low yield.

WORD ORIGIN

species of wheat, 1908, from Latin durum, neuter of durus "hard" (see endure). The seeds are tough.

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