durra

noun
dur·​ra | \ ˈdu̇r-ə How to pronounce durra (audio) \
variants: or less commonly dura

Definition of durra

: any of several grain sorghums widely grown in warm dry regions

First Known Use of durra

1798, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for durra

Arabic dhura

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“Durra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/durra. Accessed 7 Jun. 2020.

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