millet millet  /ˈmɪ lət/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine
  2. (n) French painter of rural scenes (1814-1875)
  3. (n) small seed of any of various annual cereal grasses especially Setaria italica

Usage(s):

  1. She reaches into her apron and pulls out a handful of semi-rotten, bug-infested millet, which will be the basis for the gruel she will prepare for the meal that evening.
  2. If you travel by land from any Asian metropolis, it doesn't take long to hit a timeless landscape carpeted with fields of rice, wheat, millet or maize.
  3. Sacks of millet are offloaded into a warehouse by CARE in Maradi, Niger.

News

  1. Funeral Today For Former Miami Coach Charlie Coles

    Visitation at Millet Hall
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Local 12 Cincinnati

  2. Video: Remembering ex-Miami coach Charlie Coles

    The funeral for former Miami coach and player Charlie Coles is ongoing today at Millet Hall on the Miami University campus in Oxford this afternoon.The Enquirer's Cara Owsley caught up with former Miami player Barry Huckeby before the service, who talked about what Coles meant to him.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

  3. Amaranth, Ricotta and Greens Pancakes

    Cooking with millet, teff, amaranth and chia seeds isn’t foolproof, but these recipes pay delicious dividends.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: New York Times

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Quotes

  1. "We hope to spur a green revolution in Africa which respects biodiversity and the continent's distinct regions and great variety of crops -- from millet and sorghum in the Sahel, to the root and tuber belts that cut across humid west Africa, to...
    on Jun 5, 2008 By: Kofi Annan Source: AllAfrica.com

  2. "Crops in Besawar,Jatoi, Nogaon and Garhwali region have been destroyed. The crops of sesame seed, bamboo and pearl millet have been destroyed completely by caterpillars," said Vijay Kumar Chattarapati, a revenue official.
    on Aug 9, 2008 By: Vijay Kumar Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

  3. "We have cultivated a lot of millet, but with the insecurity, we are afraid to go back to harvest," Ali Mohamed Fadul, a local Sheik who oversees 45 villages, told IRIN on 7 October in ZamZam IDP camp on the outskirts of El Fasher, the capital...
    on Oct 28, 2005 By: Ali Mohammed Source: ReliefWeb (press release)

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