Definitions of millet

  1. French painter of rural scenes (1814-1875) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. 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
  3. 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.
  4. A grass yielding grain used for food. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. A kind of grass and its seed. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. A grass cultivated for forage and as a cereal. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.

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Usage examples for millet

  1. A woman, going with millet and milk to a vessel, from St. Louis, which had been stopped before a village in the country of Golam, was attacked by a troop of apes, from three to four feet high; they first threw stones at her, on which she began to run away; they then ran after her, and, having caught her, they commenced beating her with sticks, until she let go what she was carrying. – Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
  2. By the third month he stopped losing weight because we added small quantities of cooked rice and millet to his diet. – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon