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Rye

= Rie, (Hebrew: kussemeth), found in Ex. 9:32; Isa. 28:25, in all of which the margins of the Authorized and of the Revised Versions have “spelt”

This Hebrew word also occurs in Ezek. 4:9, where the Authorized Version has “fitches” (q.v.) and the Revised Version “spelt.” This, there can be no doubt, was the Triticum spelta, a species of hard, rough-grained wheat.