Definition of Hordeum vulgare

1. Noun. Grass yielding grain used for breakfast food and animal feed and in malt beverages.

Exact synonyms: Common Barley
Terms within: Barley, Barleycorn, Barleycorn
Generic synonyms: Barley

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hordeum Vulgare

Horace Greeley
Horace Mann
Horace Walpole
Horatian ode
Horatio Alger
Horatio Herbert Kitchener
Horatio Hornblower
Horatio Nelson
Horatio Walpole
Hordeum jubatum
Hordeum murinum
Hordeum pusillum
Hordeum vulgare (current term)
Horn clause
Horn clauses
Horn of Africa
Horned God
Horner's muscle
Horner's pupil
Horner's syndrome
Horner's teeth
Horner-Trantas dots

Literary usage of Hordeum vulgare

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"Hordeum vulgare, L.—Scotl. Jamieson. Barbara's (St.) Herb (Gerard), or Herbe S. Barbe (Lyte), Barbarea vulgaris, R. Br. S. Barbara's Day falls in the winter ..."

2. Useful Plants of Japan Described and Illustrated by Dai Nihon Nōkai (1895)
"The straw of this rice owing to its softness and easy manipulation is used to make ropes, mattings, straw hats, etc. 4. Hordeum vulgare, L., Barley, Jap. ..."

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