from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Indian millet, Sorghum vulgare, which is cultivated in parts of Africa as a cereal. See durra, sorghum.
- n. See Indian millet, under millet, and sorghum., 2. In the semi-arid regions of western Kansas and in other places Kafir-corn has become of great agricultural importance on account of its ability to resist drought. Some varieties—for example, red Kafir-corn—are adapted to use as forage; others, particularly that known as Jerusalem corn, furnish grain.
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