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noun as in feed

noun as in fodder

noun as in grass

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Below, you’ll find five of our favorite hearty grains — farro, freekeh, barley, quinoa and bulgur wheat — and our favorite ways to feature them, a few of which may be a delightful surprise.

Add the plant-based beef and cook uncovered until the barley is soft, about another five minutes.

This veggie-filled soup recipe puts a spin on classic beef and barley stew, with the addition of chili powder for a pretty serious kick.

The village’s market grew bigger, and residents began drinking beer made at commercial breweries instead of from the barley they grew.

I have to take care of my farmers, because if there’s no barley, there’s no beer.

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The malted barley, yeast, and water are cooked, fermented, and distilled exactly the same.

Scottish farmers had already been making whisky in the area for centuries with their surplus barley.

When you think of what it takes to make your favorite spirit, ingredients like grapes, barley, or herbs probably come to mind.

More than half of the patrons at the bar are holding glasses full of Casa Bruja's malted barley red ale.

A single malt is made with malted barley in pot stills at a single distillery.

Little Rye was sown, but that little is very good; Barley is suffering from the stormy weather, but is quite thrifty.

It is produced during the malting process, and is not found in the unmalted barley.

And greenish among the stubble, upon a spear of blond barley, with a double row of seeds, I saw a prègo-diéu.

Ike Martin, the storekeeper, had onions already sprouted in his little garden-patch, and he had sown some barley.

And the means they employ to spirit up these creations are not dissimilar to those in use by Mr. Barley.


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On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to barley, such as: corn, fodder, forage, grain, hay, and meal.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.