broomcorn definition

  • noun:
    • many different sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) having a stiff, erect, much-branched flower group, the stalks that are acclimatized to make brooms.
    • multiple grass associated with the types Sorghum vulgare.
    • many different Sorghum vulgare, a tall reed-like lawn, increasing to a height of 8 or 10 foot, a native of India.
    • tall grasses grown for elongated stiff-branched panicle useful for brooms and brushes
  • others:
    • A tall selection of lawn (Sorghum vulgare technicum), having a joined stem, like maize, rising towards level of eight or ten legs, and bearing its seeds on a panicle with lengthy stiff branches, that brooms were created.

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