HyperDic: millet

English > 3 senses of the word millet / Millet:
NOUNplantmilletany of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine
person Millet, Jean Francois MilletFrench painter of rural scenes (1814-1875)
foodmilletsmall seed of any of various annual cereal grasses especially Setaria italica
millet / Millet > pronunciation
Soundsmih'laht
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English > millet: 3 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine.
Member ofGramineae, family Gramineae, Graminaceae, family Graminaceae, Poaceae, family Poaceae, grass familyThe grasses
NarrowerJapanese millet, billion-dollar grass, Japanese barnyard millet, sanwa millet, Echinochloa frumentaceacoarse annual grass cultivated in Japan and southeastern Asia for its edible seeds and for forage
barnyard grass, barn grass, barn millet, Echinochloa crusgalliA coarse annual panic grass
finger millet, ragi, ragee, African millet, coracan, corakan, kurakkan, Eleusine coracanaEast Indian cereal grass whose seed yield a somewhat bitter flour, a staple in the Orient
panic grassAny grass of the genus Panicum
sorghumeconomically important Old World tropical cereal grass
yardgrass, yard grass, wire grass, goose grass, Eleusine indicacoarse annual grass having fingerlike spikes of flowers
Broadercereal, cereal grassgrass whose starchy grains are used as food
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English > Millet: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningFrench painter of rural scenes (1814-1875).
SynonymJean Francois Millet
Instance ofpainterAn artist who paints / paints
English > millet: 3 senses > noun 3, food
Meaningsmall seed of any of various annual cereal grasses especially Setaria italica.
Broadergrain, food grain, cerealfoodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
Spanishmijo
Catalanmill

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