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ragi

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noun ra·gi \ˈra-gē, ˈrä-\

Definition of ragi

  1. :  an Old World cereal grass (Eleusine coracana) yielding a staple food crop especially in India and Africa; also :  the seeds of ragi used for food



Origin and Etymology of ragi

perhaps from Deccan Hindi rāgī


First Known Use: 1792


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