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English noun: millet

1. millet (plant) any of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine


Broader (hypernym)cereal, cereal grass


Narrower (hyponym)African millet, barn grass, barn millet, barnyard grass, billion-dollar grass, coracan, corakan, Echinochloa crusgalli, Echinochloa frumentacea, Eleusine coracana, Eleusine indica, finger millet, goose grass, Japanese barnyard millet, Japanese millet, kurakkan, panic grass, ragee, ragi, sanwa millet, sorghum, wire grass, yard grass, yardgrass


Member meronymfamily Graminaceae, family Gramineae, family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, grass family, Poaceae

2. Millet (person) French painter of rural scenes (1814-1875)


SynonymsJean Francois Millet


Instance hypernympainter

3. millet (food) small seed of any of various annual cereal grasses especially Setaria italica


Broader (hypernym)cereal, food grain, grain









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