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Definition of millet

Millet
Millet Mil"let, n. [F., dim. of mil, L. milium; akin to Gr. ?, AS. mil.] (Bot.) 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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Note: Arabian millet is Sorghum Halepense. Egyptian or East Indian, millet is Penicillaria spicata. Indian millet is Sorghum vulgare. (See under Indian.) Italian millet is Setaria Italica, a coarse, rank-growing annual grass, valuable for fodder when cut young, and bearing nutritive seeds; -- called also Hungarian grass. Texas millet is Panicum Texanum. Wild millet, or Millet grass, is Milium effusum, a tail grass growing in woods.

Meaning of millet from wikipedia

- Millets (/ˈmɪlɪts/) are a group of highly variable small-seeded gr****es, widely grown around the world as cereal crops or grains for fodder and human...
- common names, including proso millet, broomcorn millet, common millet, hog millet, Kashfi millet, red millet, and white millet. Archaeological evidence suggests...
- Pearl millet (Cenchrus americ****, commonly known as the synonym Pennisetum glau****) is the most widely grown type of millet. It has been grown in Africa...
- second-most widely planted species of millet, and the most grown millet species in Asia. The oldest evidence of foxtail millet cultivation was found along the...
- Jean-François Millet (French: [milɛ]; October 4, 1814 – January 20, 1875) was a French artist and one of the founders of the Barbizon school in rural France...
- The Armenian millet (Turkish: Ermeni milleti) was the Ottoman millet (autonomous ethnoreligious community) of the Armenian Apostolic Church. It initially...
- Eleusine coracana, or finger millet, also known as ragi in India, kodo in Nepal, is an annual herbaceous plant widely grown as a cereal crop in the arid...
- In the Ottoman Empire, a millet (Turkish: [millet]) was an independent court of law pertaining to "personal law" under which a confessional community (a...
- Millet is a cereal grain. Millet may also refer to: Millet, Alberta, Canada Millet, a fictional town close to Lake Wobegon Millet, an unincorporated community...
- Francis Davis Millet (November 3, 1848 – April 15, 1912) was an American academic cl****ical painter, sculptor, and writer who died in the sinking of the...
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