Definition of Japanese millet
1. Noun. Coarse annual grass cultivated in Japan and southeastern Asia for its edible seeds and for forage; important wildlife food in United States.
Group relationships: Echinochloa, Genus Echinochloa
Generic synonyms: Millet
Lexicographical Neighbors of Japanese Millet
Literary usage of Japanese millet
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1911)
"a great misunderstanding amongst the seedsmen as to the different varieties of Japanese millet, as tome of them in advertising the Japanese millet have ..."
2. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1916)
"... potato (on unlimed land), Japanese millet, oats and golden millet; but they proved highly inefficient, especially for Hubbard squash, rutabaga, ..."
3. Sessional Papers by Canada Parliament (1901)
"The Japanese millet being a strong grower, and the stalks very leafy, ... The Japanese millet is the best and most valuable of this class of plants, ..."
4. Soil Fertility and Fertilizers by James Edward Halligan (1912)
"The Rhode Island Experiment Station says of these results: With the pea, oat, summer squash, crimson clover, Japanese millet (on the unlimed land), ..."
5. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1908)
"I undertook to try three crops, buckwheat, Japanese millet and German millet, ... Of the two other crops, the Japanese millet will give the most material. ..."