millet definition

  • noun:
    • a yearly grass (Panicum milaiceum) developed in Eurasia for the grains plus in North America for hay.
    • The white grains with this plant.
    • Any of a number of comparable or relevant grasses.
    • Any of a group of various types of grass or its grains used as food.
    • A semi-autonomous confessional community in Ottoman Empire, specifically a non-Muslim one.
    • title of a few cereal and forage grasses which bear a good amount of tiny roundish grains. The normal millets of Germany and Southern European countries tend to be Panicum miliaceum, and Setaria Italica.
    • A cereal lawn, Panicum miliaceum, understood from antiquity, whilst still being cultivated in the East as well as in south and central European countries.
    • One of several various other grasses: usually with a prefixed descriptive. See below
    • The green foxtail, Chætochloa viridis.
    • identical to Indian millet .
    • A people; a nation.
    • any of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine
    • little seed of any of various yearly cereal grasses particularly Setaria italica
    • French painter of rural scenes (1814-1875)

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