noun Pen·ni·se·tum \ˌpenəˈsētəm\

Definition of Pennisetum

  1. :  a large genus of Old World grasses having a bristly involucre surmounting the jointed pedicels of the spikelet — see fountain grass, pearl millet

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Origin and Etymology of pennisetum

New Latin, from penni- + Latin seta bristle — more at sinew

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