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ἀλέω, ὀλαί, from alo, acc. to Paul. ex Mull.; akin to ἀλέω, ὀλαί acc. to Doed.
noun (f., 1
A kind of grain, spelt
Grits prepared from it, spelt-grits
A drink prepared from these grits
alica, ae, f.
from alo, acc. to Paul. ex Fest. p. 7 Mull.; akin to ἀλέω, ὀλαί acc. to Doed., orig. adj., nourishing, sc. farina. A kind of grain, spelt, Cato, R. R. 76 init.; Plin. 18, 7, 10, § 50.
— Grits prepared from it, spelt-grits, Gr. χόνδρος, later ἄλιξ, Cels. 6, 6; Plin. 22, 25, 61, § 128.
— A drink prepared from these grits, Mart. 13, 6.