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sorgo

[sawr-goh] /ˈsɔr goʊ/
noun, plural sorgos.
1.
any of several varieties of sorghum grown chiefly for the sweet juice yielded by the stems, used in making sugar and syrup and also for fodder.
Also, sorgho.
Also called sweet sorghum, sugar sorghum.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60; < Italian < Vulgar Latin *syricum (granum) Syrian (grain), neuter of Latin Syricus (masculine) of Syria; see -ic
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sorgo

/ˈsɔːɡəʊ/
noun (pl) -gos, -ghos
1.
any of several varieties of sorghum that have watery sweet juice and are grown for fodder, silage, or syrup
Word Origin
Italian
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