pearl millet

pearl millet
noun Date: circa 1890 a tall cereal grass (Pennisetum glaucum syn. P. americanum) that has large leaves and dense round spikes and is widely grown for its seeds and for forage

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  • pearl millet — a tall grass, Pennisetum americanum (or P. glaucum), cultivated in Africa, the Orient, and the southern U.S. for its edible seeds and as a forage plant. Also called African millet, Indian millet. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • pearl millet — 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 • Syn: ↑bulrush millet, ↑cattail millet, ↑Pennisetum glaucum, ↑Pennisetum Americanum •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pearl millet — noun Pennisetum glaucum …   Wiktionary

  • pearl millet — noun a cereal with long cylindrical ears, cultivated in the driest areas of Africa and the Indian subcontinent. [Pennisetum glaucum.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • pearl millet — /pɜl ˈmɪlət/ (say perl miluht) noun a tall grass, Pennisetum glaucum, cultivated widely for its edible seeds and as a forage plant …   Australian English dictionary

  • List of pearl millet diseases — This article is a list of diseases of pearl millet ( Pennisetum glaucum ). Bacterial diseasesNematodes, parasiticReferences* [ Common Names of Diseases, The American Phytopathological Society] …   Wikipedia

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