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|Noun||1.||genus Hordeum - annual to perennial grasses of temperate northern hemisphere and South America: barley|
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Graminaceae, family Gramineae, family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, grass family, Poaceae - the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane
barley - cultivated since prehistoric times; grown for forage and grain