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ragi

[rag-ee] /ˈræg i/
noun
1.
a cereal grass, Eleusine coracana, cultivated in the Old World for its grain.
Also, raggee, raggy.
Origin
Deccan Hindi
1785-1795
1785-95; said to be < Deccan Hindi rāgī
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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.
British Dictionary definitions for ragi

ragi

/ˈræɡɪ/
noun
1.
a cereal grass, Eleusine coracana, cultivated in Africa and Asia for its edible grain
Word Origin
C18: from Hindi
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