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African millet

Definition of the noun african millet

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  1. East Indian cereal grass whose seed yield a somewhat bitter flour, a staple in the Orient

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Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Gaertner English: Indian millet, African millet, finger millet, African finger millet, millet, coracan, kurakkan, korakan , dagussa, gagussa, garindi, poko grass, rapoko grass, ragi India: ragi, ragi millet, ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of African Cultural Heritage in North America (2015)

by Mwalimu J. Shujaa, Kenya J. Shujaa

Similar to African millet bread, cornbread was traditionally fried into cakes to be eaten with palm oil or sauces made with meat or fish, and it continues to be prepared in this manner throughout much of Africa today. As early as 1739, naturalist ...

Google previewThe domestic encyclopaedia (1802)

or, A dictionary of facts, and useful knowledge, comprehending a concise view of the latest discoveries, inventions, and improvements, chiefly applicable to rural and domestic enconomy ... by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich

es, called the African Millet, the culture of which has been recommended by M.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition (2012)

by Carla Emery

African Millet” Proso Millet Foxtail Millet Pearl Millet Teff P LANTING , H ARVESTING, AND U SING M ILLET Planting Harvesting Hulling Cookingwith Millet O ATS P O ATS Climate LANTING ANDGROWING Varieties When to Plant How Much ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food Grains (2015)

by Colin W Wrigley, Harold Corke, Koushik Seetharaman, Jonathan Faubion

Wild rice Zizania palustris Northern wild rice Chloridoideae Eragrostideae Eleusine coracana Finger millet, African millet, Indian millet Eragrostis tef Tef, teff, teff grass Panicoideae Andropogoneae Sorghum bicolor Sorghum, grain sorghum, ...

Google previewThe Current Encyclopedia (1901)

A Monthly Record of Human Progress

and 2, black-hulled white Kafir corn (African millet). No. 3, white Kafir corn. No. 4, red Kalir corn. Food Constituents in Kafir Cobn and Indian Corn (Fresh or. comprises those departments which are not primarily dangerous, and where the ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

warthog African millet beer pombe African monkey blue, colobus, ...

Google previewLuo Biological Dictionary (1998)

by J. O. Kokwaro, Timothy Johns

African millet; Eleusine coracana; Kal. African sausage tree; Kigelia africana; Yago.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1904)

by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

Sometimes Elusinc coracana is called African millet. In general they constitute one of the most important groups of food-plants, since they are the staple diet of about one third of the world's population, the annual plantation in India alone being ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants (2005)

Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch

African millet, finger millet Setariaglauca (L.)Beauv. somlata (Nepali,“soma ...

Google previewThe Complete Farmer Or a General Dictionary of Husbandry In All Its Branches, Containing the Various Methods of Cultivating and Improving Every Species of Land ... The 4. Ed. Improved and Enlarged (1793)

by [Anonymus AC09851718]

The following account of the culture and amazing produce of the African millet, was fent by the ingenious Mr. Burton, to the editors of the Museum Rufticum.

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