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rye

Pronunciation: /raɪ/

Translation of rye in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (plant, grain) centeno (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Cereals include wheat, rice, barley, oats, rye, maize, millet, and sorghum, all of which have been used as food since prehistoric times, and cultivated since antiquity.
    • Monotony came from the self-sufficiency of small farms; since bread was the staple food, most farms grew wheat, along with other cereals like rye, oat, buckwheat, maize and barley.
    • Wheat, barley, rice, rye, oats, millet and corn are the world's top food crops.
    Example sentences
    • Bread made from rye flour with all the bran removed is pale grey.
    • The product is whole grain if the first ingredient is whole grain, whole wheat or rye (plain wheat flour is not whole grain).
    • The basis of the Mordvin economy was cereal agriculture, and the staples of the Mordvin diet were bread made from rye flour, as well as oats and barley.
    1.2rye (bread) pan (masculine) de centeno 1.3rye (whiskey) whisky (masculine) de centeno

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