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- 1. rye, grain, caryopsis
- usage: the seed of the cereal grass
- 2. rye, Secale cereale, cereal, cereal grass
- usage: hardy annual cereal grass widely cultivated in northern Europe where its grain is the chief ingredient of black bread and in North America for forage and soil improvement
- 3. rye, rye whiskey, rye whisky, whiskey, whisky
- usage: whiskey distilled from rye or rye and malt
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