Definitions for RYEraɪ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a widely cultivated cereal grass
the seeds or grain of this plant, used for making flour and whiskey, and as a livestock feed.
Ref: rye bread.
Also called rye′ whis′key. a straight whiskey distilled from a mash containing 51 percent or more rye grain. Northeastern U.S. and Canada. a blended whiskey.
Category: Viniculture/Winemaking, British, Dialect
Origin of rye:
bef. 900; OE ryge, akin to OHG rokko, ORuss rŭžĭ, Lith rugỹs
a Gypsy man.
Origin of rye:
1850–55; < Romany rai
the seed of the cereal grass
rye, Secale cereale(noun)
hardy annual cereal grass widely cultivated in northern Europe where its grain is the chief ingredient of black bread and in North America for forage and soil improvement
rye, rye whiskey, rye whisky(noun)
whiskey distilled from rye or rye and malt
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a type of grain
A grass, Secale cereale, or its grains used for food and fodder. Scientific name: Secale cereale.
Origin: From ryge, from rugiz. Cognates include Germanic Old Norse rugr (Danish rug, Swedish råg), German Roggen and from non-Germanic Indo-European Russian рожь and Old Prussian rugis.
a grain yielded by a hardy cereal grass (Secale cereale), closely allied to wheat; also, the plant itself. Rye constitutes a large portion of the breadstuff used by man
a disease in a hawk
Rye is a grass grown extensively as a grain and as a forage crop. It is a member of the wheat tribe and is closely related to barley and wheat. Rye grain is used for flour, rye bread, rye beer, some whiskeys, some vodkas, and animal fodder. It can also be eaten whole, either as boiled rye berries, or by being rolled, similar to rolled oats. Rye is a cereal grain and should not be confused with ryegrass, which is used for lawns, pasture, and hay for livestock.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
an interesting old port in the SE. corner of Sussex, situated on rising ground flanked by two streams, 63 m. SE. from London, one of the Cinque Ports (q. v.); the retiral of the sea has left it now 2 m. inland; has a fine Norman and Early English church.
Translations for RYE
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a kind of cereal.
- centeioPortuguese (BR)
- der RoggenGerman
- گنم ساهFarsi
- राई, घास, धान्य, मदिराHindi
- gandum hitamIndonesian
- گنم ساهPersian
- د تور غنمو ډوډیPashto
- žito; ražSlovak
- ธัญพืชคล้ายข้าวสาลี ใช้ทำอาหารและเลี้ยงสัตว์Thai
- 黑麥Chinese (Trad.)
- lúa mạch đenVietnamese
- 黑麦Chinese (Simp.)
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