kaoliang


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kaoliang

(ˌkeɪəʊlɪˈæŋ)
n
(Plants) any of various E Asian varieties of the sorghum Sorghum vulgare
[from Chinese kao tall + liang grain]
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Noun1.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)
grain sorghum - any of several sorghums cultivated primarily for grain
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After succeeding with their theft, the men started drinking Kaoliang liquor and left Huang behind to guard Tai and Hu, who he forced to also drink the high-proof alcohol.
Other teams playing in the Merlion Cup are the Kinmen Kaoliang Liquor, Singapore Slingers, Westports Malaysia Dragons, and Shanghai Sharks, which is owned by former NBA superstar Yao Ming.
Known by many different names--guinea corn in West Africa, kaoliang in China, jowar in India--sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L.
Apart from tourism, the Kinmen Kaoliang Liquor Inc.
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Due to its unique natural environment and outstanding manufacturing techniques, Kinmen has been famous for the production of kaoliang jiu, a strong distilled liquor made from fermented sorghum.
They grew millet, barley, buckwheat, maize, kaoliang, cabbage, turnips and tea on the mountain slopes by 'slash and burn' cultivation, but they also had terraced rice fields supported by an elaborate system of bamboo pipes and water-powered mills.
In the growth chamber tests of early season vigor, there were no significant differences between the Kaoliang and the U.
They will visit relatives, see sights such as the famous Kaoliang sorghum liquor factory and meet representatives of local governments.
With society growing more affluent and Westernised, cognacs, brandies, whiskies and other foreign tipples have pushed aside traditional banquet toasts such as the fiery Kinmen Kaoliang - a sorghum-based Chinese spirit.