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Any of various grasses chiefly of the genera Elymus and Leymus of the Northern Hemisphere, often used for forage.
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(Plants) any of various perennial grasses of the N temperate genus Elymus, resembling cultivated rye in having paired bristly ears or spikes and flat leaves
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any grass of the genus Elymus, somewhat resembling rye.
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|Noun||1.||wild rye - any of several grasses of the genus Elymus|
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
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