foxtail millet

noun

Definition of foxtail millet

: a coarse drought-resistant but frost-sensitive annual grass (Setaria italica) grown for grain, hay, and forage

First Known Use of foxtail millet

circa 1899, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of foxtail millet was circa 1899

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“Foxtail millet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foxtail%20millet. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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