Definition of Cattail millet
1. Noun. Tall grass having cattail like spikes; grown in Africa and Asia for its grain and in the United States chiefly for forage; sometimes used in making beer.
Group relationships: Genus Pennisetum, Pennisetum
Generic synonyms: Cereal, Cereal Grass
Lexicographical Neighbors of Cattail Millet
Literary usage of Cattail millet
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1900)
"Qualitative tests with tannic acid were made on the filtrates from cottonseed meal, wheat bran, cowpea meal, corn bran, cattail millet, excrement from ..."
2. Keeping One Cow: Being the Experience of a Number of Practical Writers, in a (1880)
"cattail millet (" Pearl Millet") is a rapid grower, but cattle are not specially fond of it; they like German Millet better. ..."
3. Plant Life of Alabama: An Account of the Distribution, Modes of Association by Charles Mohr (1901)
"... cattail millet, Hungarian grass, and the so-called Johnson grass (Sorghum halepense) furnish green forage and hay crops throughout the summer; to which, ..."