English version

buckwheat

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food
buckwheatbuck‧wheat /ˈbʌkwiːt/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 DFa type of small grain used as food for chickens, and for making flour
Examples from the Corpus
buckwheatTraditionally, rain-fed terraces are constructed on steeper slopes in the Middle Mountains for the production of maize, millet and buckwheat.For wholefood enthusiasts, I would recommend buckwheat pasta rather than wholemeal, which I think is rather dull in flavour and texture.The talented chef uses buckwheat soba noodles effectively.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.