sor·​go ˈsȯr-(ˌ)gō How to pronounce sorgo (audio)
: a sorghum cultivated primarily for the sweet juice in its stems from which sugar and syrup are made but also used for fodder and silage

called also sweet sorghum

Word History



First Known Use

circa 1760, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sorgo was circa 1760

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“Sorgo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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