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sorghumsor‧ghum /ˈsɔːɡəm $ ˈsɔːr-/ noun [uncountable]  DFHBPa type of grain that is grown in tropical areas
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sorghumThe road cut through a vast cropland, with waist-high corn and sorghum nearby and waves of golden millet in the distance.On the land On about 20 acres a few miles from the farmstead grow the sunflower and sorghum used in Pipestem gifts.Staple food crops are maize, sorghum and wheat.In the surrounding fields, men and women harvest maize, sorghum and groundnuts.Reduced to one small plate of sorghum a day, all her children are suffering from diarrhoea.But preliminary investigation by infrared spectroscopy of the lipids in the sorghum grains suggest the possibility of some cultivation.
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