foxtail millet
noun Date: circa 1899 a coarse drought-resistant but frost-sensitive annual grass (Setaria italica) grown for grain, hay, and forage

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  • foxtail millet — ☆ foxtail millet n. a cultivated annual grass (Setaria italica) with dense, lobed, bristly spikes containing small grains, grown in Eurasia for grain and forage and in America mainly for birdseed …   English World dictionary

  • foxtail millet — noun coarse drought resistant annual grass grown for grain, hay, and forage in Europe and Asia and chiefly for forage and hay in United States • Syn: ↑Italian millet, ↑Hungarian grass, ↑Setaria italica • Hypernyms: ↑foxtail, ↑foxtail grass • Hyp …   Useful english dictionary

  • foxtail millet — italinė šerytė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos daržovinis, grūdinis, pašarinis, prieskoninis augalas (Setaria italica), kilęs iš Kinijos. Naudojamas maisto priedams, gėrimams gaminti, grūdai – maistui. atitikmenys: lot.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • foxtail millet — a grass, Setaria italica, of numerous varieties, introduced into the U.S. from Europe and Asia, and grown chiefly for use as hay. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • foxtail millet — noun Setaria italica …   Wiktionary

  • foxtail millet — fox′tail mil′let n. pln a grass, Setaria italica, grown for use as hay …   From formal English to slang

  • millet — [mil′it] n. [ME milet < MFr, dim. of mil < L milium, millet < IE * melēi , var. of base * mel , to grind > MILL1, Gr melinē, millet] 1. a) a cereal grass (Panicum miliaceum) whose small grain is used for food in Europe and Asia b) the …   English World dictionary

  • Millet — For other uses, see Millet (disambiguation). Pearl millet in the field The millets are a group of small seeded species of cereal crops or grains, widely grown around the world for food and …   Wikipedia

  • foxtail bristle grass — italinė šerytė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos daržovinis, grūdinis, pašarinis, prieskoninis augalas (Setaria italica), kilęs iš Kinijos. Naudojamas maisto priedams, gėrimams gaminti, grūdai – maistui. atitikmenys: lot.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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