English version

rye

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Crops, Drink
ryerye /raΙͺ/ noun [uncountable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 TACa type of grain that is used for making bread and whisky πŸ”Š rye bread2 (also rye whiskey American English)DFD a type of American whisky made from rye
Examples from the Corpus
ryeβ€’ The fungal disease affects wheat, durum wheat and triticale, a hybrid of wheat and rye.β€’ He lay with his cheek in the green rye grass.β€’ So I will give you two ways to make rye bread.β€’ a bottle of ryeβ€’ He pulled the horse round to face eastwards, then spurred it into the tall field of rye.β€’ a pastrami sandwich on ryeβ€’ He went back past the chestnuts, keeping in the shadows of the tall rye on the western side of the road.β€’ The fillings are as generous as their Stateside forebears and the rye bread has a nice, chewy texture.β€’ He forced his way through the rye till he was past the chestnuts, then turned to his right.β€’ There was a time when rye was more abundant than wheat and rye bread was the bread of the masses.
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