jo·​war jə-ˈwär How to pronounce jowar (audio)
: durra

Word History


Hindi & Urdu joār, juvār, from Sanskrit yavākāra barley-shaped, from yava barley + karoti he makes

First Known Use

1800, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of jowar was in 1800

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“Jowar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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