Synonyms

1. barleycorn

noun. a grain of barley.

Synonyms

  • grain
  • Hordeum vulgare
  • common barley

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2. barleycorn

noun. a grain of barley.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • bigness

Example sentences of the word barleycorn


1. Noun, singular or mass
The barleycorn, which had been used as a measuring standard for centuries, was first established in Britain as a means to measure shoe size in the 14th century.

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