annual to perennial grasses of temperate northern hemisphere and South America: barley
Syn: ↑genus Hordeum
Hypernyms: ↑monocot genus, ↑liliopsid genus
Member Holonyms:
Member Meronyms: ↑barley

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\\ˈhȯ(r)dēəm\ noun
Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, barley; akin to Old High German gersta barley, Greek kri, Albanian drith, and probably to Latin horrēre to bristle — more at horror
1. capitalized : a widely distributed genus of grasses having the flowers in dense spikes often with long-awned glumes and the one-flowered spikelets in clusters of two or three at each joint of the rachis — see barley
2. -s : any grass of the genus Hordeum

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Hordeum /hörˈdi-əm/
The barley genus
ORIGIN: L, barley
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hordein /hörˈdi-in/ noun
A protein found in barley grains
hordeolum /-dēˈ/ noun
A sty on the eyelid

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