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Hordeum vulgare

Synonyme:
Yava
Barley (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Middle English barly, barli, from Old English bærlīċ (barley-like, adjective) (later referring to barley itself and grain crops of similar appearance), from bere (barley) (compare Scots bere (six-rowed barley)), from Proto-Germanic *baraz (compare Old Norse barr, Norwegian Bokmål bygg ), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰars- (spike, prickle). Equivalent to

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