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1. barley

noun. ['ˈbɑːrli'] a grain of barley.

Synonyms

  • pearl barley
  • grain
  • barleycorn
  • cereal
  • Hordeum vulgare
  • common barley

Antonyms

  • bigness

Etymology

  • barli (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Barley

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  • gnarly
  • farly
  • farley
  • darley
  • charlie
  • charley
  • carly
  • carli
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  • arlie

Example sentences of the word barley


1. Adjective
The best way to consume barley grass is to drink it freshly pressed 1.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Determine how much barley straw you will need.

2. barley-sugar

noun. a brittle transparent candy made by melting and cooling cane sugar.

Synonyms

  • hard candy

3. barley

noun. ['ˈbɑːrli'] cultivated since prehistoric times; grown for forage and grain.

Synonyms

  • barley grass
  • wall barley
  • cereal
  • genus Hordeum
  • Hordeum vulgare
  • Hordeum pusillum
  • Hordeum
  • little barley
  • Hordeum murinum
  • squirreltail barley
  • Hordeum jubatum
  • common barley
  • foxtail barley
  • squirreltail grass

Etymology

  • barli (Middle English (1100-1500))
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