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

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Marathi śāḷū

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“Shallu.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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