rye noun \ˈrī\
: a hardy annual grass (Secale cereale) that is widely grown for grain and as a cover crop
: the seeds of rye used for bread flour, whiskey manufacture, feed for farm animals (as poultry), and especially formerly in the roasted state as a coffee substitute
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