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rye bread

Syllabification: rye bread

Definition of rye bread in English:

noun

Bread made wholly or partly with rye flour, typically with caraway seeds added.
Example sentences
  • Rye is low in gluten, the substance which gives wheat bread its light, elastic texture; so rye bread is always rather dense.
  • But then you run into a contrast problem… toasted rye bread isn't much darker than untoasted rye bread.
  • In a study published in the Journal of Nutrition, the effects of eating white bread and rye bread on cholesterol levels in men were compared.

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