Definitions

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  • n. A glycoprotein found in barley and some other cereals.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A peculiar starchy matter contained in barley. It is a complex mixture.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A pulverulent substance left undissolved on treating barley-starch with acidulated water. It is not a simple body, but a mixture of starch-cellulose and a proteid.

Etymologies

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Latin hordeum barley.

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