Italian millet
millet mil"let (m[i^]l"l[e^]t), n. [F., dim. of mil, L. milium; akin to Gr. meli`nh, 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 millet} 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 tall grass growing in woods. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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