Definition of Great millet
1. Noun. Important for human and animal food; growth habit and stem form similar to Indian corn but having sawtooth-edged leaves.
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Literary usage of Great millet
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1. The Long White Mountian: Or, A Journey in Manchuria, with Some Account of by Henry Evan Murchison James (1888)
"... and Chinese—Varieties of millet —Uses of great millet—Small millet—Good fodder—Golden millet— Other crops—Bean-curd—Bean-oil—Vegetables—Fruits—Timber ..."
2. The Long White Mountan: Or, A Journey in Manchuria, with Some Account of the by Henry Evan Murchison James (1888)
"... Signposts—Roads—Fertile soil— Crops—Contrast between Indian ryots and Chinese—Varieties of millet —Uses of great millet—Small millet—Good ..."
3. Technical Reports and Scientific Papers by Imperial Institute (Great Britain), Frederick Augustus Abel (1903)
"The great millet, Sorghum vulgare.1 By WYNDHAM II. ... Among the first of these plants we examined was the great millet, Sorghum vulgare, a plant widely ..."
4. The Long White Mountain by Henry Evan Murchison James (1888)
"... and Chinese—Varieties of millet —Uses of great millet—Small millet—Good fodder—Golden millet— Other crops—Bean-curd—Beun-oil—Vegetables—Fruits—Timber ..."
5. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"Sorghum vul., great millet; ... Further south, on the table-lands of the Peninsula, the natives of India use unleavened cakes made of the great millet, ..."
6. Travels During the Years 1787, 1788, & 1789: Undertaken More Particularly by Arthur Young (1794)
"... French beans, tares, lentils, oats, maiz, the great millet, ... Alfo,—i, melga, (great millet) ; 2, wheat. But they have fome lands in fallow ..."
7. Western Scenes and Reminiscences: Together with Thrilling Legends and by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft (1853)
"They presented Cartier, '• eels and other sorts of fishes, with two or three burdens of great millet, wherewith they make their bread, and many great mush ..."