Definition of 'barley'
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All the stock should be absorbed and the barley grains plump and translucent. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is found in wheat, but also barley, rye and other grains. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Where is the barley risotto and sticky toffee pudding of just the other day? Times, Sunday Times (2006)The ground was not suitable for growing wheat on but barley was another matter. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So off we go to walk the margins of wheat and barley fields still in the green. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Oats and barley will deliver the magnesium that the brain needs. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Instead they are still indoors being fed on spring beans and barley. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Add them to the stock in a large saucepan with the beans and barley. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Use sweeteners high in complex carbs such as rice syrup and barley malt? Times, Sunday Times (2013)It urges us to ditch eating rice for barley. The Sun (2012)There might be game, sea trout or a barley risotto on the menu. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Remember the old-fashioned barley soup your mother or your grandmother used to make? The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)You'd have to be pretty foolish to sow barley and expect wheat. Christianity Today (2000)We are familiar with the sight of modern fields of wheat or barley in which mature plants stand less than a metre tall. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Whisky prices are likely to soar as a poor harvest brought on by the dry spring and wet summer hits wheat and barley prices. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You can still eat rice and potatoes but must swap all wheat, barley and rye for gluten-free alternatives. The Sun (2012)Their diet was simple but wholesome, based on barley and oats, with just enough vegetables and dairy products. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There's no need to miss out if you have to steer clear of foods containing wheat, barley and rye. The Sun (2016)These still involved the keeping of livestock, but also the growing of cereals such as wheat, oats and barley. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)People lived by raising cattle, sheep and goats, and maintaining tiny plots of land for growing stands of oat and barley. THE SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT: The Scots' Invention of the Modern World (2002)We should eat more leafy vegetables and avoid gluten, a protein found in grains such as wheat, rye and barley and in processed foods. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'barley'
British English: barley /ˈbɑːlɪ/ NOUN
Barley is a crop which has seeds that are used in the production of food, beer, and whisky.
...fields of ripening wheat and barley.
- American English: barley
- Arabic: شَعِير
- Brazilian Portuguese: cevada
- Chinese: 大麦
- Croatian: ječam
- Czech: ječmen
- Danish: byg
- Dutch: gerst
- European Spanish: cebada
- Finnish: ohra
- French: orge
- German: Gerste
- Greek: κριθάρι
- Italian: orzo
- Japanese: 大麦
- Korean: 보리
- Norwegian: bygg
- Polish: jęczmień
- European Portuguese: cevada
- Romanian: orz
- Russian: ячмень
- Spanish: cebada
- Swedish: korn
- Thai: ข้าวบาร์เลย์
- Turkish: arpa
- Ukrainian: ячмінь
- Vietnamese: lúa mạch
Definition of barley from the Collins English Dictionary
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