Definition and Meanings for barleys

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Part of Speech of barleys

noun

Etymology of barleys

oe. barli, barlich, as. b; bere barley + l (which is prob. the same as e. like, adj., or perh. a form of as. le leek). as. bere is akin to icel, barr barley, goth. barizeins made of barley, l. far spelt; cf. w. barlys barley, bara bread. farina, 6th bear

Meaning of barleys


as noun

  • a valuable grain, of the family of grasses, genus hordeum, used for food, and for making malt, from which are prepared beer, ale, and whisky.
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