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Noun: barley  baa(r)-lee
  1. A cereal grass cultivated since prehistoric times; grown for forage and grain
  2. A grain of barley
    - barleycorn

Derived forms: barleys

Type of: cereal, cereal grass, food grain, grain

Part of: common barley, genus Hordeum, Hordeum, Hordeum vulgare

Encyclopedia: Barley, Matthew