sweet sorghum


Definition of sweet sorghum

: sorgo

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Families set out to gather the greens, then toss them with pert young scallions, vinegar and sometimes a shot of sweet sorghum syrup or honey. Louisa Shafia, WSJ, "America’s Most Satisfying Salad," 27 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of sweet sorghum

1858, in the meaning defined above

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