Millet

Millet is the name applied to variety of grasses often used as a delicious alternative to rice. Millet is high in protein and can be used as whole seed or ground as flour. When baked into a cereal flake, the whole seeds pop and create a
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Millet

Millets are a group of highly variable small-seeded grasses, widely grown around the world as cereal crops or grains for both human food and fodder. They do not form a taxonomic group, but rather a functional or agronomic one. Millets are important crops in the semi-arid tropics of Asia and Africa (especially in India, Nigeria, and Niger), with 97...
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Millet

• (n.) The name of several cereal and forage grasses which bear an abundance of small roundish grains. The common millets of Germany and Southern Europe are Panicum miliaceum, and Setaria Italica.
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millet

<botany> The name of several cereal and forage grasses which bear an abundance of small roundish grains. The common millets of Germany and Southern Europe are Panicum miliaceum, and Setaria Italica. ... Arabian millet is Sorghum Halepense. Egyptian or East Indian, millet is Penicillaria spicata. Indian millet is Sorghum vulgare. (See Indian) ...
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millet

(Turkish: `religious community,` or `people`), according to the Qur`n, the religion professed by Abraham and other ancient prophets. In medieval ... [10 related articles]
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millet

noun small seed of any of various annual cereal grasses especially Setaria italica
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Millet

[manufacturer] Millet is a French-based company specializing in outdoor equipment such as backpacks and sleeping bags, owned by Lafuma. They also offer a wide variety of other equipment, earning comparisons to United States-based companies such as Timberland and Columbia Sportswear. ...
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Millet

[Ottoman Empire] In the Ottoman Empire, a millet was a separate legal court pertaining to `personal law` under which a confessional community (Muslim Sharia, Christian Canon law or Jewish Halakha law abiding) was allowed to rule itself under its own system. After the Ottoman Tanzimat (1839–76) reforms, the term was used for legally protec...
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Millet

Mil'let noun [ French, dim. of mil , Latin milium ; akin to Greek ..., Anglo-Saxon mil .] (Botany) The name of several cereal and forage grasses which bear an abundance of small roundish grains. The common millets of Germany and Southern Europe are Panicum miliaceum ,...
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millet

Any of several grasses of which the grains are used as a cereal food and the stems as animal fodder. Species include Panicum miliaceum, extensively cultivated in the warmer parts of Europe, and Sorghum bicolor, also known as durra. (Family Gramineae.)
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Millet

any of several small-seeded cereal and forage grasses cultivated for grain or hay; Food
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millet

any of various grasses, members of the Gramineae (Poaceae) family, producing small edible seeds used as forage crops and as food cereals. Millets, ... [7 related articles]
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Millet

group of small-seeded genera of the grass family (Poaceae) widely grown around the world for food or animal feed. Proso millet (Panicum miliaceum) is often included in inexpensive bird seed mixtures.
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Millet

Millet is the name of several grasses of the genus Sorghum. They have a jointed stem rising to height of three meters, and are extensively cultivated in warm countries as cereal and for feeding cattle and poultry. The branched panicles are made into carpet-brooms and brushes. Millet is also known as Broom-Corn and Broom-Grass.
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millet

millet, common name for several species of grasses cultivated mainly for cereals in the Eastern Hemisphere and for forage and hay in North America. The principal varieties are the foxtail, pearl, and barnyard millets and the proso millet, called also broomcorn millet and hog millet. Much millet is g...
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millet

[n] - any of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine 2. [n] - French painter of rural scenes (1814-1875) 3. [n] - small seed of any of various annual cereal grasses especially Setaria italica
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