ragi

[rag-ee]
noun
a cereal grass, Eleusine coracana, cultivated in the Old World for its grain.
Also, raggee, raggy.


Origin:
1785–95; said to be < Deccan Hindi rāgī

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ragi, raggee or raggy (ˈræɡɪ)
 
n
a cereal grass, Eleusine coracana, cultivated in Africa and Asia for its edible grain
 
[C18: from Hindi]
 
raggee, raggee or raggy
 
n
 
[C18: from Hindi]
 
raggy, raggee or raggy
 
n
 
[C18: from Hindi]

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Next, we'll visit a tiny farming community where local farmers cultivate indigenous ragi grain without the use of pesticides.
However, four more drums of spent solvent are removed from the ragi and sent off- sate for fuel blending.
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