Definition of Hordeum vulgare
1. Noun. Grass yielding grain used for breakfast food and animal feed and in malt beverages.
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Literary usage of Hordeum vulgare
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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"hordeum vulgare, L.—Scotl. Jamieson. Barbara's (St.) Herb (Gerard), or Herbe S. Barbe (Lyte), Barbarea vulgaris, R. Br. S. Barbara's Day falls in the winter ..."
2. Useful Plants of Japan Described and Illustrated by Dai Nihon Nōkai (1895)
"The straw of this rice owing to its softness and easy manipulation is used to make ropes, mattings, straw hats, etc. 4. hordeum vulgare, L., Barley, Jap. ..."