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The happy think a lifetime short, but to the unhappy one night can be an eternity.
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Etymology

From Old English ryġe, from Proto-Germanic *rugiz. Cognate with Old Norse rugr (Swedish råg).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
rye

Plural
s

rye (s)
  1. A grass, Secale cereale, or its grains used for food and fodder. Scientific name: Secale cereale.
  2. Rye whisky.
  3. Rye bread.

Derived terms

Translations

rye whisky See rye whisky

rye bread See rye bread

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