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Related to rye ergot: Claviceps purpurea
the cereal plant Secale cereale, and its nutritious seed.
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.
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.
the cereal plant Secale cereale, and its nutritious seed. May be infected with clavicepspurpurea and cause poisoning.
see rye ergot.