shallu

noun

shal·​lu
ˈshaˌlü
plural -s
: any of various grain sorghums usually held to constitute a distinct variety (Sorghum vulgare roxburghii), introduced into the U.S. from India, and having slender dry stalks, large open pale yellow heads, and small hard seeds that are exposed at maturity

Word History

Etymology

Marathi śāḷū

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“Shallu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shallu. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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