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wild rye definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: any of several grasses of the genus Elymus

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: circa 1500 any of several tall grasses (genus Elymus)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Rye Rye, n. [OE. rie, reie, AS. ryge; akin to Icel. rugr, Sw. r[*a]g, Dan. rug, D. rogge, OHG. rocco, roggo, G. rocken, roggen, Lith. rugei, Russ. roje, and perh. to Gr. 'o`ryza rice. Cf. Rice.] 1. (Bot.) A grain yielded by a hardy cereal grass (Secale cereale), closely allied to wheat; also, the plant itself. Rye constitutes a large portion of the breadstuff used by man. 2. A disease in a hawk. --Ainsworth. Rye grass, Italian rye grass, (Bot.) See under Grass. See also Ray grass, and Darnel. Wild rye (Bot.), any plant of the genus Elymus, tall grasses with much the appearance of rye.



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