Definition of durum noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdjʊərəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʊrəm//
(also durum wheat) [uncountable] Carbohydrates
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a type of hard wheat, used to make pasta See related entries: Carbohydrates Word Originearly 20th cent.: from Latin, neuter of durus ‘hard’, used in the species name since 1798.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: durum