from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An annual grass (Panicum milaiceum) cultivated in Eurasia for its grains and in North America for hay.
- n. The white grains of this plant.
- n. Any of several similar or related grasses.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of a group of various types of grass or its grains used as food.
- n. A semi-autonomous confessional community under the Ottoman Empire, especially a non-Muslim one.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The name of several cereal and forage grasses which bear an abundance of small roundish grains. The common millets of Germany and Southern Europe are Panicum miliaceum, and Setaria Italica.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cereal grass, Panicum miliaceum, known from antiquity, and still cultivated in the East and in southern and central Europe.
- n. One of several other grasses: generally with a prefixed descriptive. See below
- n. The green foxtail, Chætochloa viridis.
- n. Same as Indian millet .
- n. A people; a nation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine
- n. small seed of any of various annual cereal grasses especially Setaria italica
- n. French painter of rural scenes (1814-1875)
They cultivate a great deal of Indian corn here, which they call millet; it is planted, but not yet up.
Nachani or Finger millet is the red colored grain that is so full of health.
Japanese millet, a domesticated variant of wild millet, is popular with ducks but overlooked by hunters.
This indeed is plainly affirmed of the Aino: they call the millet the divine cereal, the cereal deity, and they pray to and worship him before they will eat of the cakes made from the new millet.
This indeed is plainly affirmed of the Aino: they call the millet "the divine cereal," "the cereal deity," and they pray to and worship him before they will eat of the cakes made from the new millet.
Generally, their food consists largely of a kind of millet, which is almost tasteless ...
Translation: At market close, on the Chicago Board of Trade, on December 31st, 2007, Sorghum also known as millet, considered livestock feed in North America and Europe, but a fairly popular grain for human consumption in parts of Asia and Africa will be sold for $10.00 per hundredweight, roughly $4.20 per bushel.
I think the millet was a bit sticky, but the stew was yums.
Coos is what we use as birdseed in the US called millet but it's actually really good, is a healthy whole grain with lots of fiber and anti-oxidants- it's the Gambia's main crop, along with peanuts.
The soil is little better than white sand, on which without manure they attempt to grow millet, which is to them in the place of rice, pumpkins, onions, and tobacco; but the look of their plots is as if they had been cultivated ten years ago, and some chance-sown grain and vegetables had come up among the weeds.
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