What is Rye?

Rye definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun Also called rye whiskey (for defs 4, 5).
a widely cultivated cereal grass, Secale cereale, having one-nerved glumes and two- or three-flowered spikelets.
the seeds or grain of this plant, used for making flour and whiskey, and as a livestock feed.
rye bread.
a straight whiskey distilled from a mash containing 51 percent or more rye grain.
Northeastern U.S. and Canada. a blended whiskey.

made with rye grain or flour: rye rolls.


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