buckwheat buckwheat  /ˈbə ˌkwit/


  1. (n) a member of the genus Fagopyrum; annual Asian plant with clusters of small pinkish white flowers and small edible triangular seeds which are used whole or ground into flour
  2. (n) grain ground into flour



  1. The Committee might have ordered Farmer Dennis to plow in his buckwheat while it was green.
  2. Next up: buckwheat waffles with Sterling caviar.
  3. Already this gourmet prod to the marketplace has helped revive such delicacies as Bagoss cheese, made from the milk of brown Alpine cows, and Slovenian buckwheat.


  1. Gluten-free buckwheat goes against the grain

    Gluten-free buckwheat is packed with nutrients.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Washington Post

  2. Buckwheat Zydeco returns to the Magic Bag on Tuesday, July 16

    The King of Zydeco, Buckwheat Zydeco, returns to the Magic Bag on Tuesday, July 16 for a stompin’ night of high energy tunes.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Oakland Press

  3. Jonathan Gold | L.A. restaurant review: Trois Mec is a coveted ticket to cutting edge

    Protip: You can tell a lot about a dude from the way he eats buckwheat "popcorn," the crunchy fried grain that tends to show up before the meal at Trois Mec, the new restaurant from Ludovic Lefebvre. The more primitive members of the species worm their fingers into the tiny cup like apes hunting for grubs in a rotten log, scooping out a grain or two and licking them off of their salty fingertips ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

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  1. "I didn't have food allergies growing up, but as an adult I developed an allergy to buckwheat so I can't have soba or blinis or anything like that," said Mr. Samuelsson, who was accompanied by his over-six-foot-tall model girlfriend, Maya...
    on Dec 9, 2008 By: Marcus Samuelsson Source: New York Observer

  2. "We have different hairstyles here," Damon said. "We have Manny [Ramirez] with the lion look. We also have Pokey [Reese], who came on the plane the other day with the Buckwheat look going."
    on Jun 9, 2004 By: Johnny Damon Source: Boston Globe

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