Definition of Jowar
1. a durra grown in India [n -S]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jowar
jowar (current term)
Literary usage of Jowar
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Land and Labour in a Deccan Village by Harold Hart Mann, Dattatraya Lakshman Sahasrabuddhe, Narayan Vinayak Kanitkar, Vinayak Atmaram Tamhane (1917)
"As in practically all the drier parts of Western India, at any rate where the soil is moderately good, jowar occupies the first place among crops in the ..."
2. A Collection of Treaties, Engagements, and Sanads Relating to India and by India Foreign and Political Dept (1892)
"The claims of the different branches of the jowar family and their connexions with that State having: had mature consideration, as well as the revenues ..."
3. Lost Crops of Africa: Grains edited by F. R. Ruskin (1999)
"In monetary terms "jowar," as it is locally called, is perhaps India's third ... jowar is an important food over much of the country, and especially in the ..."
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