rye1 [rī]
[ME < OE ryge, akin to Ger roggen < IE base * wrughyo-, rye > Lith rugs, rye grain]
1. a hardy cereal grass (Secale cereale) widely grown for its grain and straw
2. the grain or seeds of this plant, used for making flour and whiskey, and as feed for livestock
3. whiskey distilled wholly or chiefly from this grain
4. short for RYE BREAD
rye2 [rī]
a Gypsy man or gentleman

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  • rye — [ raj ] n. m. • 1907; mot angl. amér., abrév. de rye whisky, de rye « seigle » ♦ Anglic. Whisky de seigle, pur ou mélangé. « Scotch, bourbon ou rye ? » (Simenon). ⊗ HOM. Raï; poss. rail. ● rye nom masculin (mot américain) Whisky canadien, à base… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Rye — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Rye puede referirse a: Abrviatura científica de botánicos Barbara Lynette Rye (1952 ) Localidades Rye, comuna francesa situada en la región de Franco Condado, departamento de Jura. Rye, localidad en el condado de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Rye — 〈[raı] m.; ; unz.〉 amerikanischer Whiskey, dessen Getreidemaische zu mindestens 50 % aus Roggen besteht [engl., „Roggen, Roggenwhiskey“] * * * Rye [raɪ], der; , s [engl. rye, eigtl. = Roggen]: amerikanischer Whiskey, dessen ↑ Maische (2)… …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • Rye — Rye, NY U.S. city in New York Population (2000): 14955 Housing Units (2000): 5559 Land area (2000): 5.777305 sq. miles (14.963150 sq. km) Water area (2000): 14.242459 sq. miles (36.887797 sq. km) Total area (2000): 20.019764 sq. miles (51.850947… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • rye — [raı] n [U] [: Old English; Origin: ryge] 1.) a type of grain that is used for making bread and ↑whisky ▪ rye bread 2.) also .rye whiskey AmE a type of American ↑whisky made from rye …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rye — [ raı ] noun uncount a plant that produces grain used for making food or WHISKEY (=a strong alcoholic drink), and for feeding animals a. bread made from rye grain: pastrami on rye b. whiskey made from rye grain …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Rye, CO — U.S. town in Colorado Population (2000): 202 Housing Units (2000): 119 Land area (2000): 0.100175 sq. miles (0.259451 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.100175 sq. miles (0.259451 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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