Definition of Eleusine

1. Noun. Annual and perennial grasses of savannas and upland grasslands.




Definition of Eleusine

1. Noun. A tropical grass similar to millet, grown as a food crop and also used for weaving. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eleusine

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elephantiasis telangiectodes
elephanticide
elephantine
elephantitis
elephantlike
elephantoid
elephantoid fever
elephantoidal
elephantry
elephants
elesclomol
eleusine (current term)
eleusines
eleutherin
eleuthero-petalous
eleutherodactyline
eleutherodactylines
eleutheromania
eleutheromaniac
eleutheromaniacs
eleutherophobia
eleuthra bark
elev.
elevatable
elevate
elevated

Literary usage of Eleusine

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1. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"The cultivated plant is supposed to be a derivative of the wild eleusine indica, native to India. It is markedly characterized by having 5 to 7 elongate ..."

2. The Grasses of Iowa by Louis Hermann Pammel, Julius Buel Weems, F. Lamson-Scribner (1904)
"eleusine Indica Gaertn. Fruct. and Sem. 1: 8. 1788. Watson and Coulter. ... eleusine Indica is naturalized in southern Iowa from Davenport and Muscatine to ..."

3. The Philippine Journal of Science by Institute of Science and Technology (Philippines) (1906)
"eleusine Gaertn. 1. E. indica (Linn.) Gaertn. Hook. f. 1. c. 203. (800 Borden). In open lands below 100 m., widely distributed in the Philippines. ..."

4. The Negro Races: A Sociological Study by Jerome Dowd (1914)
"... THE NIAM-NIAM OP THE eleusine ZONE (continued) Religious Life.—The religion of the Niam-Niam is fetich, but in a form in which terror of spirits is not ..."

5. In Darkest Africa by Henry Morton Stanley (1890)
"... village inhabited by salt-workers, there is a small grove of bananas, and a few fields of Indian corn and eleusine coracana. Thus, though the lake has a ..."

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