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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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