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Meaning of SORGHUM

Pronunciation:  'sowrgum

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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.