foxtail-millet

foxtail millet

noun
a grass, Setaria italica, of numerous varieties, introduced into the U.S. from Europe and Asia, and grown chiefly for use as hay.

Origin:
1895–1900

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foxtail millet

noun
coarse drought-resistant annual grass grown for grain, hay, and forage in Europe and Asia and chiefly for forage and hay in United States 
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