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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The grain of H. vulgare or its varieties, used used in making beer and whisky and for soups, cereal, etc.

Usage examples (32)
  • In about 8000 BC in the Fertile Crescent of the Near and Middle East ... wheats, barley, lentil, pea, bitter vetch, chick-pea, and possibly faba bean, were brought into...
  • Bake at 350 until barley is tender and has absorbed liquid, about 1 - 1 1/2 hour.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low and allow to simmer for about 20-25 minutes, until barley is cooked.
  • European nonalcoholic beer ads in the streets don't mention the word beer, using instead the term barley drink. for more
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