four-rowed barley

[ fawr-rohd, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˌroʊd, ˈfoʊr- /

noun

a class of barley having, in each spike, six rows of grain, with two pairs of rows overlapping.

Nearby words

  1. four-o'clock family,
  2. four-on-the-floor,
  3. four-part,
  4. four-part harmony,
  5. four-poster,
  6. four-spot,
  7. four-square,
  8. four-star,
  9. four-striper,
  10. four-stroke

Origin of four-rowed barley

First recorded in 1880–85

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