from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An early-growing, usually drought-resistant grain sorghum, especially Sorghum bicolor, resembling millet.
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- n. sorghum
Possibly from Afrikaans mealie, corn, probably from Portuguese milho, from Latin milium, millet; see millet.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)