Definition of Jowar

1. a durra grown in India [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jowar

jousters
jousting
jousts
jove
jovial
jovialist
jovialists
jovialities
joviality
jovially
jovialness
jovialties
jovialty
jovicentric
jow
jowar (current term)
jowari
jowaris
jowars
jowed
jowing
jowl
jowled
jowler
jowlers
jowlier
jowliest
jowliness
jowlinesses
jowling

Literary usage of Jowar

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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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