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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
PARCHED CORN ( qÃ¢lÃ® , or more fully ’Ã¢bÃ®b qÃ¢lui bÃ¢’Ã§sh [ Leviticus 2:14 ], Leviticus 23:14 , Joshua 5:11 , Rth 2:14 , 1 Samuel 17:17; 1 Samuel 25:18 , 2 Samuel 17:28 ) is often made on the harvest field by holding a bundle of ears in a blazing fire or by roasting them over a piece of metal. Cf. Food, 2 .
E. W. G. Mastehman.
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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Parched Corn'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hdb/p/parched-corn.html. 1909.