Definition of African millet

1. Noun. East Indian cereal grass whose seed yield a somewhat bitter flour, a staple in the Orient.

Exact synonyms: Coracan, Corakan, Eleusine Coracana, Finger Millet, Kurakkan, Ragee, Ragi
Group relationships: Eleusine, Genus Eleusine
Generic synonyms: Millet



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Literary usage of African millet

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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) ..."

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