barn·​yardy | \ ˈbärn-ˌyär-dē How to pronounce barnyardy (audio) \

Definition of barnyardy

: characteristic of or suggesting a barnyard especially in aroma … wines with distinctively leathery, earthy, or even barnyardy aromas and flavors … — Randal Caparoso, Honolulu Advertiser (Honolulu, Hawaii), 8 May 2002

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1986, in the meaning defined above

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“Barnyardy.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 14 December 2019.

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