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Definition of Rye

Rye

  1. A grain yielded by a hardy cereal grass (Secale cereale), closely allied to wheat; also, the plant itself. Rye constitutes a large portion of the breadstuff used by man.
  2. A disease in a hawk.

Rye Quotations

The forbidden things were a great influence on my life. I was forbidden from reading A Catcher in the Rye.
Amy Tan

Catcher in the Rye had a profound impact on me-the idea that we all have lots of dreams that are slowly being chipped away as we grow up.
Judd Nelson

The best stories in our culture have some sort of subversiveness - Mark Twain, 'Catcher in the Rye.' You provide kids with great stories and teach them how to use the tools to make their own.
Matt Groening

I do not believe 'Newsweek' is the only catcher in the rye between democracy and ignorance, but I think we're one of them, and I don't think there are that many on the edge of that cliff.
Jon Meacham

It was always my goal to 'up the ante' on good design and rye devoted much of my career to this.
Michael Graves
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Rye Translations

rye in Afrikaans is rog
rye in Danish is rug
rye in Dutch is rogge
rye in French is seigle
rye in German is Roggen
rye in Hungarian is rozs
rye in Italian is segale
rye in Norwegian is rug
rye in Portuguese is centeio
rye in Spanish is centeno

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