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Any of numerous grasses chiefly of the genus Panicum, many of which are grown for grain and fodder.
(Plants) any of various grasses of the genus Panicum, such as millet, grown in warm and tropical regions for fodder and grain
[C15 panic, from Latin pānicum, probably a back formation from pānicula panicle]
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|Noun||1.||panic grass - any grass of the genus Panicum; grown for grain and fodder|
old witch grass, old witchgrass, Panicum capillare, tumble grass, witch grass, witchgrass - North American grass with slender brushy panicles; often a weed on cultivated land
broomcorn millet, hog millet, Panicum miliaceum - extensively cultivated in Europe and Asia for its grain and in United States sometimes for forage
millet - any of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine