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A variety of sorghum having a stiff, erect, much-branched flower cluster, the stalks of which are used to make brooms.
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(Plants) a variety of sorghum, Sorghum vulgare technicum, the long stiff flower stalks of which have been used for making brooms
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any of several varieties of sorghum having a long, stiff-branched panicle used in the manufacture of brooms.
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|Noun||1.||broomcorn - tall grasses grown for the elongated stiff-branched panicle used for brooms and brushes|
sorghum - economically important Old World tropical cereal grass
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