dur·​ra ˈdu̇r-ə How to pronounce durra (audio)
variants or less commonly dura
: any of several grain sorghums widely grown in warm dry regions

Word History


Arabic dhura

First Known Use

1798, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of durra was in 1798

Dictionary Entries Near durra

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“Durra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/durra. Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

Kids Definition


dur·​ra ˈdu̇r-ə How to pronounce durra (audio)
: any of several sorghums widely grown for their grain in warm dry regions

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