shal·​lu | \ ˈshaˌlü\
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Definition of shallu 

: 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

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Marathi śāḷū

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