Definition of Dourah

1. Noun. Sorghums of dry regions of Asia and North Africa.

Exact synonyms: Doura, Durra, Egyptian Corn, Guinea Corn, Indian Millet
Generic synonyms: Grain Sorghum



Definition of Dourah

1. durra [n -S] - See also: durra

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dourah

doum palms
douma
doumas
doums
doun
douncer
doup
doupe
doupioni
doupionis
douppioni
douppionis
doups
dour
doura
dourah (current term)
dourahs
douras
dourer
dourest
dourine
dourines
dourly
dourness
dournesses
douroucouli
douroucoulis
douse
doused
douser

Literary usage of Dourah

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1843)
"dourah is produced in considerable quantities in Upper Egypt ; its ordinary price is 30 to 40 per cent less than that of wheat. It is more commonly the food ..."

2. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1843)
"dourah is produced in considerable quantities in Upper Egypt ; its ordinary price is 30 to 40 per cent less than that of wheat. ..."

3. Irrigation in Egypt by Julien Hippolyte Eugène Barois, United States Army. Corps of Engineers (1889)
"height to which the water is to be elevated; therefore, they are content to water only the land which borders the river, and they here alternate dourah in ..."

4. The Technologist (1863)
"Then they bear different local names in different countries :—The broom corn of the United States, the negro or Guinea corn of the West Indies, the dourah ..."

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