Definitions of millet

  1. French painter of rural scenes (1814-1875) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. any of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. small seed of any of various annual cereal grasses especially Setaria italica Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. The name of several cereal and forage grasses which bear an abundance of small roundish grains. The common millets of Germany and Southern Europe are Panicum miliaceum, and Setaria Italica. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A genus of small cereal grasses (POACEAE), Panicum, used for forage. Its grain is used for food. Medical Dictionary DB
  6. A grain-bearing grass, cultivated in Europe and Asia as a food for man and birds, and in the United States for hay; the seed of this grass. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. A grass yielding grain used for food. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. A kind of grass and its seed. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. A grass cultivated for forage and as a cereal. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. A grain-bearing plant of different species, of which the Indian millet is the most common. Millet-grass, a hardy grass of several species. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. A grain-bearing plant, consisting of a jointed stem having a large head containing abundance of small edible grains; Guinea corn. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. a kind of grain. A number os species are cultivated in the East. When green it is used as fodder, and for bread when ripe. ( Ezekiel 4:9 ) It is probable that both the Sorghum vulgare and that Panicum miliaceum were used, and the Hebrew dochan may denote either of these plants. biblestudytools.com
  13. (Heb. dohan; only in Ezekiel 4:9 ), a small grain, the produce of the Panicum miliaceum of botanists. It is universally cultivated in the East as one of the smaller corn-grasses. This seed is the cenchros of the Greeks. It is called in India warree, and by the Arabs dukhan, and is extensively used for food, being often mixed with other grain. In this country it is only used for feeding birds. biblestudytools.com
  14. mil'et, n. a grass yielding grain which is used for food. [Fr. millet--L. milium.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  15. Aphthae, Miliary fever- m. Barbadoes, Panicum Italicum- m. Common. Panicum miliaceum- m. Indian, Panicum Italicum- m. des Oiseaux, Panicum Italicum -m. Ordinaire, Panicum miliaceum. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  16. Graminaceous plant, native of India, bearing large crop of small nutritious seeds; its seed; m.-grass, a tall handsome grass. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  17. n. [Latin, Anglo-Saxon] An endogenous plant and its grain. It is a native of the East Indies, where it is largely used for food; -a hardly grass of several species. Cabinet Dictionary

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