English version

millet

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food, Crops
milletmil‧let /ˈmɪlɪt/ noun [uncountable]  DFthe small seeds of a plant similar to grass, used as food
Examples from the Corpus
milletThey had a home in town and a mountain estate of orchards and millet fields in the village.You can obtain starches from breads and crispbreads made with non-wheat flour, and other starchy foods such as millet and rice.The road cut through a vast cropland, with waist-high corn and sorghum nearby and waves of golden millet in the distance.Wild bird cover: Spring plants for nesting, beg maize, millet, sunflowers, kale.We grew maize, millet and beans.My millet all bundled and stacked.The first was a thump thump thump, reminiscent of the women pounding millet back in Mbarara.The far edge of the acacia grove was bordered by a shoulder-high wall topped by woven millet stalks.
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