Definitions for barleyˈbɑr li
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a grain of barley
cultivated since prehistoric times; grown for forage and grain
A strong cereal of the genus Hordeum, or its grains, often used as food or to make malted drinks.
Origin: barli, barly, from (adj.) bærlic, from bere (confer Scots bere ‘six-rowed barley’), from baraz (confer Old Norse barr), from bʰars- ‘spike, prickle’ (confer Welsh bara ‘bread’, Latin far ‘spelt’, Serbo-Croatian брашно/brašno ‘flour’, Albanian bar ‘grass’, Ancient Greek Φήρον).
a valuable grain, of the family of grasses, genus Hordeum, used for food, and for making malt, from which are prepared beer, ale, and whisky
Barley, a member of the grass family, is a major cereal grain. Important uses include use as animal fodder, as a source of fermentable material for beer and certain distilled beverages, and as a component of various health foods. It is used in soups and stews, and in barley bread of various cultures. Barley grains are commonly made into malt in a traditional and ancient method of preparation. In a 2007 ranking of cereal crops in the world, barley was fourth both in terms of quantity produced and in area of cultivation.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Because of the huge stockpiles of corn and feed wheat, the Chinese government is trying to minimize the amount of imports of feed grain such as barley and sorghum, and so domestic users will tap the corn stockpiles.
Intact whole grains that still have the outer layer [the bran], such as farro, freekeh, sorghum, and wheat berries, should be soaked in water overnight to help release the phytates, but this doesn't apply to semi-refined or unhulled types like pearled barley or instant oats.
In the production of whisky less than ten percent of what comes out in the distillery is actually the primary product, the bulk of the remainder are these unwanted residues - pot ale and barley. What we can do is combine these two together, create a brand new raw material, apply a different fermentation technology and convert the residual good material in here into high-value products and in particular this - biobutanol, which is an advanced biofuel which is an exact replacement for petrol or diesel.
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- ordiCatalan, Valencian
- ѩчьмꙑ, ѩчьмꙑкъOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- haidd, barlysWelsh
- ހިމަ ގޮދަންDivehi
- eòrnaScottish Gaelic
- 大麦, オオムギJapanese
- GeeschtLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- кӕрвӕдз, хъӕбӕрхорOssetian, Ossetic
- giutta, giuta, giuotta, ierdi, üerdiRomansh
- orju, orzu, ogliu, olzu, orgiuSardinian
- јечам, ječamSerbo-Croatian
- බාර්ලිSinhala, Sinhalese
- บาร์เลย์, ข้าว บาร์ ลีย์Thai
- ئارپاUyghur, Uighur
- lúa mạchVietnamese
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