Meaning of RYE in English


[rye] n [ME, fr. OE ryge; akin to OHG rocko rye, Lith rugys] (bef. 12c) 1: a hardy annual grass (Secale cereale) that is widely grown for grain and as a cover crop

2: the seeds of rye

3: rye bread

4: rye whiskey

[2]rye n [Romany rai gentleman, master, fr. Skt rajan king--more at royal] (1851): a male Gypsy

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