SPELT - a species of grain related to wheat, formerly much cultivated in Southern Europe
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from Latin confarreātiōnem, n. of action from confarreāre to unite in marriage by the offering of bread, from con- + farreus of spelt, corn, or grain, farreum a spelt-cake, from far, farr-is grain, spelt, whence farreātus, farreātio
From: Brides and Bridals
By John Cordy Jeaffreson, Vol. I, 1873
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