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Sorghum vs. Millet

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Sorghumnoun

A cereal, Sorghum bicolor (syn. Sorghum vulgare) the grains of which are used to make flour and as cattle feed.

Milletnoun

Any of a group of various types of grass or its grains used as food, widely cultivated in the developing world.

Sorghumnoun

(Southern US) Sorghum syrup.

Milletnoun

(historical) A semi-autonomous confessional community under the Ottoman Empire, especially a non-Muslim one.

Sorghumnoun

A genus of grasses, properly limited to two species, Sorghum Halepense, the Arabian millet, or Johnson grass (see Johnson grass), and S. vulgare, the Indian millet (see Indian millet, under Indian).

Milletnoun

The name of several cereal and forage grasses which bear an abundance of small roundish grains. The common millets of Germany and Southern Europe are Panicum miliaceum, and Setaria Italica.

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Sorghumnoun

economically important Old World tropical cereal grass

Milletnoun

any of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine

Sorghumnoun

made from juice of sweet sorghum

Milletnoun

French painter of rural scenes (1814-1875)

Sorghumnoun

a cereal which is native to warm regions of the Old World and is a major source of grain and stockfeed.

Milletnoun

small seed of any of various annual cereal grasses especially Setaria italica

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Sorghum

Sorghum is a genus of about 25 species of flowering plants in the grass family (Poaceae). Some of these species are grown as cereals for human consumption and some in pastures for animals.

Milletnoun

a cereal grown in warm countries and regions with poor soils, bearing a large crop of small seeds which are chiefly used to make flour.

Millet

Millets () are a group of highly variable small-seeded grasses, widely grown around the world as cereal crops or grains for fodder and human food. Millets are important crops in the semiarid tropics of Asia and Africa (especially in India, Mali, Nigeria, and Niger), with 97% of millet production in developing countries.

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