Japanese millet

noun

Definition of Japanese millet

: a coarse annual grass (Echinochloa frumentacea) cultivated especially in Asia for its edible seeds

First Known Use of Japanese millet

1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Japanese millet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Japanese%20millet. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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