Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the tribe Triticeae — rye.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of cereal grasses including rye.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of grasses, including rye, of the tribe Hordeæ and subtribe Triticeæ.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. cereal grass widely cultivated for its grain: rye

Etymologies

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From Latin secāle

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