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English noun: barley

1. barley (food) a grain of barley


Broader (hypernym)cereal, food grain, grain

Narrower (hyponym)pearl barley

Part meronymcommon barley, Hordeum vulgare

2. barley (plant) cultivated since prehistoric times; grown for forage and grain

Broader (hypernym)cereal, cereal grass

Narrower (hyponym)barley grass, common barley, foxtail barley, Hordeum jubatum, Hordeum murinum, Hordeum pusillum, Hordeum vulgare, little barley, squirreltail barley, squirreltail grass, wall barley

Member meronymgenus Hordeum, Hordeum

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