[ fawr-rohd, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˌroʊd, ˈfoʊr- /
a class of barley having, in each spike, six rows of grain, with two pairs of rows overlapping.
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Origin of four-rowed barley
First recorded in 1880–85
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