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Related to rye ergot: Claviceps purpurea
the cereal plant Secale cereale, and its nutritious seed.
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rye(rī) [AS. ryge]
A cereal grass that produces a grain used in food and beverage production. When rye grain is infected with a certain fungus, ergot is produced.
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Rye,city in New York where the classification was first identified in 1965.
Rye classification - classification of Hodgkin disease according to lymphocyte predominance, nodular sclerosing, mixed cellularity, and lymphocyte depletion types.
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