Complete Definition of "spelt"

English

Etymology 1
Chiefly British, through French "Espeller" and dialect nuance.

Alternative spellings
spelled

Pronunciation
IPA|/'spεlt/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɛlt|-ɛlt

Verb
spelt

  1. past of|spell

Quotations
1590 — w:William Shakespeare|William Shakespeare, s:Love's Labour's Lost|Love's Labour's Lost, v 1
:Yes, yes; he teaches boys the hornbook. What is a, b, spelt<br/>backward with the horn on his head?

Etymology 2
Pronunciation
IPA|/'spεlt/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɛlt|-ɛlt

Noun
en-noun|-

  1. A type of wheat, Triticum aestivum spelta

Translations

Dutch: spelt
German: Dinkel m
mid
ttbc|Hungarian: tönköly búza


Dutch

Noun
spelt n

  1. Kind of cereal

fr:spelt
io:spelt
nl:spelt

Revision and Credits for"spelt"
  • 2007-10-23 17:53 - Mike - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/204.38.32.204|204.38.32.204]] ([[User_talk:204.38.32.204|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:Interwicket|Interwicket]]

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