A grain created in Sweden in the 1930s, a hybrid of rye and wheat. It is one of the ingredients of Puffed Kashi.

"The export market for triticale is still very much in its infancy, with triticale trading at a discount to feed barley, despite its higher nutritional value," according to a recent South Australian agronomic report.

Its name is derived from Triticum, the genus name for the wheat family, which is itself one of the Latin names of wheat. The ultimate root (ahem) is the verb terere 'to rub, wear', from which also the adjective trite is derived. For what it's worth.

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