Definition of African millet
1. Noun. East Indian cereal grass whose seed yield a somewhat bitter flour, a staple in the Orient.
Group relationships: Eleusine, Genus Eleusine
Generic synonyms: Millet
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Lexicographical Neighbors of African Millet
Literary usage of African millet
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The African Repository by American Colonization Society (1828)
"A specimen of the african millet, in the ear. No. 12.—A specimen of the Guinea Corn, in the ear. Note. ..."
2. Forage Crops for Soiling, Silage, Hay and Pasture by Edward Burnett Voorhees (1917)
"... (5) Yellow milo maize; (6) Large african millet, or White milo maize 108 22. Yellow milo maize (to the left), and Rural Branching doura (to the right) ..."