grain sorghum


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grain sorghum

n.
See milo.

grain′ sor`ghum


n.
any of several varieties of sorghum, as durra or milo, grown for grain and forage.
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Noun1.grain sorghum - any of several sorghums cultivated primarily for graingrain sorghum - any of several sorghums cultivated primarily for grain
sorghum - economically important Old World tropical cereal grass
doura, dourah, durra, Egyptian corn, Guinea corn, Indian millet - sorghums of dry regions of Asia and North Africa
federita, feterita, Sorghum vulgare caudatum - a Sudanese sorghum having exceptionally large soft white grains
hegari - Sudanese sorghums having white seeds; one variety grown in southwestern United States
kaoliang - sorghums of China and Manchuria having small white or brown grains (used for food) and dry pithy stalks (used for fodder, fuel and thatching)
milo, milo maize - small drought-resistant sorghums having large yellow or whitish grains
shallu, Sorghum vulgare rosburghii - sorghum having slender dry stalks and small hard grains; introduced into United States from India
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