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Millet

Millet Meaning & Definition
Millet Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Millet?

[n] small seed of any of various annual cereal grasses especially Setaria italica
[n] French painter of rural scenes (1814-1875)
[n] any of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine

Synonyms | Synonyms for Millet: Jean Francois Millet

Related Terms | Find terms related to Millet: breakfast food | cereal | cornflakes | dry cereal | farina | frumenty | grits | gruel | hasty pudding | hominy grits | hot cereal | kasha | loblolly | mush | oatmeal | porridge | puffed rice | puffed wheat | rolled oats | wheatflakes

See Also | African millet | barn grass | barn millet | barnyard grass | billion-dollar grass | cereal | cereal | cereal grass | coracan | corakan | Echinochloa crusgalli | Echinochloa frumentacea | Eleusine coracana | Eleusine indica | family Graminaceae | family Gramineae | family Poaceae | finger millet | food grain | goose grass | grain | Graminaceae | Gramineae | grass family | Japanese barnyard millet | Japanese millet | kurakkan | painter | panic grass | Poaceae | ragee | ragi | sanwa millet | sorghum | wire grass | yard grass | yardgrass

Millet In Webster's Dictionary

\Mil"let\, n. [F., dim. of mil, L. milium; akin to Gr. ?, AS. mil.] (Bot.) 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}. Note: {Arabian millet} is {Sorghum Halepense}. {Egyptian or East Indian}, {millet} is {Penicillaria spicata}. {Indian millet} is {Sorghum vulgare}. (See under {Indian}.) {Italian millet} is {Setaria Italica}, a coarse, rank-growing annual grass, valuable for fodder when cut young, and bearing nutritive seeds; -- called also {Hungarian grass}. {Texas millet} is {Panicum Texanum}. {Wild millet}, or {Millet grass}, is {Milium effusum}, a tail grass growing in woods.

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