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pearl millet

noun
1.
a tall grass, Pennisetum americanum (or P. glaucum), cultivated in Africa, the Orient, and the southern U.S. for its edible seeds and as a forage plant.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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British Dictionary definitions for pearl millet

pearl millet

noun
1.
a tall grass, Pennisetum glaucum, cultivated in Africa, E Asia, and the southern US as animal fodder and for its pearly white seeds, which are used as grain
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