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An annual grass (Pennisetum glaucum) having long dense panicles, first domesticated in Africa for its grains and now grown in Africa and India for food and in North America chiefly as a forage crop.
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(Plants) a tall grass, Pennisetum glaucum, cultivated in Africa, E Asia, and the southern US as animal fodder and for its pearly white seeds, which are used as grain
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|Noun||1.||pearl millet - 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|
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