pearl millet definition

  • noun:
    • A tropical old-world grass (Pennisetum americanum) having very long, dense flowering panicles and whitish grains being made use of as food. Also known as African millet.
    • Pennisetum glaucum
    • Egyptian millet (Penicillaria spicata).
    • tall lawn having cattail like surges; cultivated in Africa and Asia for its whole grain as well as in america mainly for forage; often used in making beer

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