grain sorghum

noun

Definition of grain sorghum 

: any of several sorghums cultivated primarily for grain — compare sorgo

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Whole grain: Choose from quinoa, emmer farro, einkorn, spelt, whole-grain sorghum (as opposed to pearled), whole-grain barley (again, not pearled), bulgur wheat, freekeh, Kamut wheat, brown rice, black rice, red rice and wild rice. Carrie Dennett, The Seattle Times, "Grain bowls are trending. Here’s how to make your own.," 28 Nov. 2018 Remember, grain sorghum’s going into premium products. Lynn Brezosky, San Antonio Express-News, "Trade spats ‘new norm’ for sorghum growers, nail biter for Texas manufacturers," 6 July 2018 People will adapt over time, even if temperatures are increasing, said Manuel Gabriel Ortega, 39, who grows cotton, grain sorghum and sugar cane. Scott Waldman, Scientific American, "Precarious Life of Texas Farmworkers Becomes Riskier With Warming," 23 Apr. 2018 China has already started an anti-subsidy and anti-dumping investigation into U.S. grain sorghum, less than two weeks after President Donald Trump announced tariffs on solar panels and washing machines. Bloomberg.com, "Bloomberg," 7 Feb. 2018

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1920, in the meaning defined above

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