Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

hegari

play
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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up hegari? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by propriety and good taste

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

oily angry maudlin prompt
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ