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Wheat vs. Barley

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Wheatnoun

(countable) Any of several cereal grains, of the genus Triticum, that yields flour as used in bakery.

Barleynoun

A cereal of the species Hordeum vulgare, or its grains, often used as food or to make beer and other malted drinks.

Wheatnoun

(uncountable) A light brown colour, like that of wheat.

Barleynoun

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.

Wheatadjective

Wheaten, of a light brown colour, like that of wheat.

Barleynoun

a grain of barley

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Wheatnoun

A cereal grass (Triticum vulgare) and its grain, which furnishes a white flour for bread, and, next to rice, is the grain most largely used by the human race.

Barleynoun

cultivated since prehistoric times; grown for forage and grain

Wheatnoun

annual or biennial grass having erect flower spikes and light brown grains

Barleynoun

a hardy cereal with coarse bristles extending from the ears, cultivated especially for use in brewing and stockfeed.

Wheatnoun

grains of common wheat; sometimes cooked whole or cracked as cereal; usually ground into flour

Barleynoun

the grain of barley.

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Wheatnoun

a cereal which is the most important kind grown in temperate countries, the grain of which is ground to make flour for bread, pasta, pastry, etc.

Barley

Barley (Hordeum vulgare), a member of the grass family, is a major cereal grain grown in temperate climates globally. It was one of the first cultivated grains, particularly in Eurasia as early as 10,000 years ago.

Wheatnoun

the grain of wheat.

Wheat

Wheat is a grass widely cultivated for its seed, a cereal grain which is a worldwide staple food. The many species of wheat together make up the genus Triticum; the most widely grown is common wheat (T. aestivum).

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