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Meaning of SORGHUM

Pronunciation:  'sowrgum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  made from juice of sweet sorghum
  2. [n]  economically important Old World tropical cereal grass
 

SORGHUM is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: sorghum molasses
 
 See Also: Aleppa grass, broomcorn, evergreen millet, genus Sorghum, grain sorghum, great millet, Johnson grass, kaffir, kaffir corn, kafir corn, means grass, millet, sirup, sorgho, Sorghum bicolor, Sorghum halapense, Sorghum halepense, Sorghum vulgare technicum, sorgo, sugar sorghum, sweet sorghum, syrup

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sor"ghum\, n. [NL., probably of Chinese origin.] (Bot.)
(a) A genus of grasses, properly limited to two species,
    {Sorghum Halepense}, the Arabian millet, or Johnson grass
    (see {Johnson grass}), and {S. vulgare}, the Indian
    millet (see {Indian millet}, under {Indian}).
(b) A variety of {Sorghum vulgare}, grown for its saccharine
    juice; the Chinese sugar cane.

 

 

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