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barley

bar·ley

barley

pronunciation:
bar li
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a cereal plant bearing bristled grains on densely packed spikes.
She made her way slowly through the waist-high field of barley.
definition 2: the hulled grain of this plant, used esp. for food and in making beer.
Scotch broth is a soup made with barley.
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