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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bar·ley·corn /-ˌkɔrn/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bar·ley·corn n.
 1. A grain or “corn” of barley.
 2. Formerly , a measure of length, equal to the average length of a grain of barley; the third part of an inch.
 John Barleycorn, a humorous personification of barley as the source of malt liquor or whisky.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a grain of barley
      2: a grain of barley [syn: barley]