Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A genus of cereal grasses including rye.

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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the tribe Triticeaerye.

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  • noun cereal grass widely cultivated for its grain: rye

Etymologies

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From Latin secāle

Examples

  • Semi-deserts are the original habitat of several important wild ancestors of domestic crops, such as Triticum araraticum, T. urartu, Secale vavilovii, Aegilops spp. and many others.

    Eastern Anatolian montane steppe

  • Triticale Triticale is a modern, artificial cross between wheat and rye Triticum x Secale, first documented late in the 19th century and grown commercially around 1970.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Triticale Triticale is a modern, artificial cross between wheat and rye Triticum x Secale, first documented late in the 19th century and grown commercially around 1970.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • These fields were possibly infected by einkorn (Triticum monococcum), millet (Setaria sp.), rye (Secale cereale), and oat (Avena sativa), although the last one also could have been grown as a fodder.

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos 2003 - Subsistence Studies Report 3

  • FIGURE 1.1 Triticale is created by crossbreeding wheat (genus Triticum) and rye (genus Secale).

    1 Introduction

  • Even more curious is the fact that rye, in protesting against its relegation to inferior status and denouncing the injustices of the status of wheat, forgot to mention its own kin of the same genus, Secale vavilovii, Secale segetale, Secale ancestrale, etc., species which have indeed been disregarded and sometimes even subjected to persistent elimination from cereal culture altogether.

    Chapter 12

  • Secale cereale (rye), in order to generate triticale, without in any way depleting my natural potential for variability.

    Chapter 12

  • Its common name had been coined from Triticum and Secale, the scientific names for the respective genera of wheat and rye.

    2 History

  • Wheat (Triticum) and rye (Secale) were crossed and the combined set of chromosomes doubled to produce reproductive stability.

    Nobel Lecture The Significance of Responses of the Genome to Challenge

  • If the vomiting and diarrhoea, or either, occur with a kind of explosion, the vomiting ceasing suddenly for the time, after the first _gush_, or the discharges from the bowels are involuntary, _Secale_ is the specific remedy.

    An Epitome of the Homeopathic Healing Art Containing the New Discoveries and Improvements to the Present Time

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