durra

durra

[door-uh]
noun
a type of grain sorghum with slender stalks, cultivated in Asia and Africa and introduced into the U.S.
Also, doura, dourah.


Origin:
1790–1800; < Arabic dhura(h)

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durra, doura or dourah (ˈdʌrə, ˈdʊərə)
 
n
Guinea corn, Also called: Indian millet an Old World variety of sorghum, Sorghum vulgare durra, with erect hairy flower spikes and round seeds: cultivated for grain and fodder
 
[C18: from Arabic dhurah grain]
 
doura, doura or dourah
 
n
 
[C18: from Arabic dhurah grain]
 
dourah, doura or dourah
 
n
 
[C18: from Arabic dhurah grain]

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Durra definition


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.

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