doura
Durra Dur"ra, n. [Ar. dhorra.] (Bot.) A kind of millet, cultivated throughout Asia, and introduced into the south of Europe; a variety of {Sorghum vulgare}; -- called also {Indian millet}, and {Guinea corn}. [Written also {dhoorra}, {dhurra}, {doura}, etc.] [1913 Webster]

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  • doura — ⇒DOURA(H), (DOURA, DOURAH)subst. fém. Sorgho d Égypte. Synon. gros mil. Nous reçûmes aussi en présent des grains de doura grillés, des poulets et des pastèques (LAMART., Voyage en Orient, t. 2, 1835, p. 13). Des oignons crus, des gâteaux de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Doura — Dou ra, dourah dourah, n. sorghums of dry regions of Asia and North Africa; A kind of millet. See {Durra}. Syn: durra, doura, dourah, Egyptian corn, Indian millet, Guinea corn. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Doura —    DOURA, a village, in the parish of Kilwinning, district of Cunninghame, county of Ayr, 3½ miles (N. E. by E.) from Irvine; containing 320 inhabitants. This place is situated on the road from Irvine to Dunlop, and between the Annock water on… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Doura — for the town in Guinea see Doura, Guinea for the Palestinian town in Hebron, see Dura, Hebron for the neighborhood in Baghdad, see Dora, Baghdad Doura   Village   Country …   Wikipedia

  • doura — noun sorghums of dry regions of Asia and North Africa • Syn: ↑durra, ↑dourah, ↑Egyptian corn, ↑Indian millet, ↑Guinea corn • Hypernyms: ↑grain sorghum * * * or …   Useful english dictionary

  • doura — /door euh/, n. durra. Also, dourah. * * * …   Universalium

  • doura — gandoura …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • doura — n. sorghum of dry regions of North Africa and Asia grown for its grain …   English contemporary dictionary

  • doura — n. 1. (Bot.) Heart wood, duramen. 2. Indian millet, Guinea corn, negro corn, durra, dhurra or dora (Sorghum vulgare) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • doura — /ˈdʊərə/ (say doouhruh) noun → durra. Also, dourah …   Australian English dictionary

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