barleycorn

Definitions of barleycorn
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n a grain of barley

Type of:
caryopsis, grain
dry seed-like fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. wheat, barley, Indian corn

n a grain of barley

Synonyms:
barley
Types:
pearl barley
barley ground into small round pellets
Type of:
cereal, food grain, grain
foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses

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