little barley


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Noun1.little barley - annual barley native to western North America and widespread in southern United States and tropical Americalittle barley - annual barley native to western North America and widespread in southern United States and tropical America
barley - cultivated since prehistoric times; grown for forage and grain
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But it is not with the Scotch as it is with the English, to whom that fluid flesh which is called blood is a paramount necessity; the Scotch, a poor and sober race, live upon a little barley crushed between two stones, diluted with the water of the fountain, and cooked upon another stone, heated.
There are touches of raisin, honeysuckle and a little barley sugar, and it's a tad lighter in style than a blockbusting Sauternes.
Corn is actually a devilishly hard crop to cultivate - in the wild the kernels look more like wispy little barley stalks than the great cobs we see on the shelves of the supermarket.
Chemist Mark Schmitt and plant physiologist Allen Budde, with the agency's Cereal Crops Research Unit, are discovering more about what goes on inside little barley kernels germinating in the malt house.