sugar sorghum

noun Unabridged


noun, plural sorgos.
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.

1750–60; < Italian < Vulgar Latin *syricum (granum) Syrian (grain), neuter of Latin Syricus (masculine) of Syria; see -ic Unabridged
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sorgo or sorgho (ˈsɔːɡəʊ)
n , pl -gos, -ghos
any of several varieties of sorghum that have watery sweet juice and are grown for fodder, silage, or syrup
sorgho or sorgho

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