from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The Indian millet, African millet, Guinea-corn, or Kafircorn, Andropogon Sorghum. See durra, and Indian millet, under millet.
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On the 20th December, we travelled along a beautiful and finely cultivated country, the produce of which is cholum and paddy, which grows in great quantities; the inhabitants are very civil, and principally Moor men.