- a hybrid with a high protein content, produced by crossing wheat and rye
- the grain of this plant
Origin of triticale; from Triticum, genus name of wheat + Secale, genus name of rye
- A hardy hybrid of wheat and rye having a high yield.
- The grains of this hybrid.
Origin of triticaleLatin tr&imacron;ticum, wheat (from tr&imacron;tus, past participle of terere, to rub, thresh; see trite) + s&emacron;cale, rye.
(countable and uncountable, plural triticales)