four-rowed barley

noun

Definition of four-rowed barley

: a barley in which the overlapping of the lateral members of each cluster of three fertile spikelets makes the spike appear to have four rows — compare six-rowed barley, two-rowed barley

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“Four-rowed barley.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/four-rowed%20barley. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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