from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or derived from, barley.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Noting an acid, a colorless compound, C12H24O2, prepared by the action of dilute sulphuric acid on barley. It crystallizes in plates, molting at 60° C.
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The chemical constituents of Barley are starch, gluten, albumen, oil, and hordeic acid.