HyperDic: barley

English > 2 senses of the word barley:
NOUNfoodbarley, barleycorna grain of barley
plantbarleycultivated since prehistoric times
barley > pronunciation
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English > barley: 2 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningA grain of barley.
Synonymbarleycorn
Part ofcommon barley, Hordeum vulgaregrass yielding grain used for breakfast food and animal feed and in malt beverages
Narrowerpearl barleybarley ground into small round pellets
Broadergrain, food grain, cerealfoodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
Spanishcebada, grano de cebada, hordeum vulgare
Catalanordi
English > barley: 2 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaningcultivated since prehistoric times; grown for forage and grain.
Member ofHordeum, genus Hordeumannual to perennial grasses of temperate northern hemisphere and South America
Narrowerbarley grass, wall barley, Hordeum murinumEuropean annual grass often found as a weed in waste ground especially along roadsides and hedgerows
common barley, Hordeum vulgaregrass yielding grain used for breakfast food and animal feed and in malt beverages
little barley, Hordeum pusillumannual barley native to western North America and widespread in southern United States and tropical America
squirreltail barley, foxtail barley, squirreltail grass, Hordeum jubatumbarley grown for its highly ornamental flower heads with delicate long silky awns
Broadercereal, cereal grassgrass whose starchy grains are used as food
Spanishcebada
Catalanordi

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