- an Asian plant, of the species Fagopyrum esculentum
- the fruit of this plant used as a cereal
Etymology: From Middle Dutch boecweite or Middle Low German bokwete, bÅkwÄte "beech-wheat".
- Dutch: boekweit , beuktarwe
- French: blé sarrasin , blé noir , sarrasin
- German: Buchweizen
- Italian: grano saraceno
- Spanish: alforfón
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