hordeum definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of plants of the natural order Gramineæ, while the type of the tribe Hordeeæ, characterized by having the spikelets 1-flowered, 3 at each shared, however the 2 horizontal often sterile.
    • yearly to perennial grasses of temperate north hemisphere and South America: barley

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