Rye vs Rie - What's the difference?

rye | rie |


As a noun rye

is a grain used extensively in europe for making bread, beer, and (now generally) for animal fodder.

As a verb rie is

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rye

English

(wikipedia rye)

Noun

  • A grain used extensively in Europe for making bread, beer, and (now generally) for animal fodder.
  • The grass Secale cereale from which the grain is obtained.
  • Rye bread.
  • (US, Canada) Rye whiskey.
  • * 1939 , (Raymond Chandler), The Big Sleep , Penguin 2011, p. 159:
  • I bought a pint of rye at the liquor counter and carried it over to the stools and set it down on the cracked marble counter.
  • Caraway
  • Ryegrass, any of the species of Lolium .
  • A disease of hawks.
  • (Ainsworth)

    Derived terms

    * ryegrass

    rie

    English

    Noun

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  • (Holland)
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