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

 

durum

 noun
noun
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 Origin early 20th cent.: from Latin, neuter of durus ‘hard’, used in the species name since 1798.
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