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pearl barley

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Definition of pearl barley in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Barley reduced to small round grains by grinding.
Example sentences
  • Some are delightfully delicate: seared salmon with pearl barley and a soy and chilli dip.
  • By the main course we are struggling, but I am determined to conquer my grilled loin of lamb with pearl barley and mushroom risotto.
  • It reminded me of a story I heard about someone in a supermarket who asked an assistant where she could find pearl barley.

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