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or doura, dourah

[doo r-uh] /ˈdʊər ə/
a type of grain sorghum with slender stalks, cultivated in Asia and Africa and introduced into the U.S.
Also called Indian millet, Guinea corn.
Origin of durra
1790-1800; < Arabic dhura(h) Unabridged
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an Old World variety of sorghum, Sorghum vulgare durra, with erect hairy flower spikes and round seeds: cultivated for grain and fodder Also called Guinea corn, Indian millet
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C18: from Arabic dhurah grain
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durra in Technology

Description language for coarse-grained concurrency on heterogeneous processors. "Durra: A Task-level Description Language", M.R. Barbacci et al, CMU/SEI-86-TR-3, CMU 1986.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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