African millet

noun
East Indian cereal grass whose seed yield a somewhat bitter flour, a staple in the Orient
Syn:
Hypernyms: ↑millet
Member Holonyms: ↑Eleusine, ↑genus Eleusine

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized A
1. : a tall form of kafir
2. : ragi

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1. a grass, Eleusine coracana, of Asia and Africa, having round fruit with a loose husk, grown as a cereal and as an ornamental.
2. See pearl millet.
[1835-45]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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