from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An annual plant (Eleusine coracana) in the grass family, native to the Old World tropics and an important cereal in India and Africa. Also called ragi.

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  • n. A plant, Eleusine coracana, grown as a cereal in parts of Africa and Asia

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


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