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Barley

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Noun

1. barley, barleycorn

a grain of barley

2. barley

cultivated since prehistoric times; grown for forage and grain

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Barley

see synonyms of barley
noun
1. 
any of various erect annual temperate grasses of the genus Hordeum, esp H. vulgare, that have short leaves and dense bristly flower spikes and are widely cultivated for grain and forage
2. 
the grain of any of these grasses, used in making beer and whisky and for soups, puddings, etc
See also pearl barley
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a cry for truce or respite from the rules of a game

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Barley

see synonyms of barley
noun
1. 
a cereal grass (Hordeum vulgare and related species) with dense, bearded spikes of flowers, each made up of three single-seeded spikelets
2. 
its grain, used in making malt, soups, etc.

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Barley

see synonyms of barley
n.
1. A grass in the genus Hordeum native to temperate regions, having flowers in terminal, often long-awned spikes and widely cultivated for its grain.
2. The grain of H. vulgare or its varieties, used in malt production and as food for livestock and humans.

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