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hegari

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noun he·gari \hi-ˈga-rē, -ˈga-rə; ˈhī-ˌgir\

Definition of hegari

  1. :  any of several Sudanese grain sorghums having chalky white seeds including one grown in the southwestern United States



Origin of hegari

Arabic dialect (Sudan) ḥijērī, perhaps alteration of Arabic ḥijārī stony


First Known Use: 1919


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