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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of grasses, belonging to the tribe Chlorideæ, having several linear spikes digitate at the summit of the culm.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a genus of annual and perennial grasses of savannas and upland grasslands.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A tropical grass similar to millet, grown as a food crop and also used for weaving.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun annual and perennial grasses of savannas and upland grasslands

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