Associations to the word «Millet»


MILLET, noun. Any of a group of various types of grass or its grains used as food, widely cultivated in the developing world.
MILLET, noun. (historical) A semi-autonomous confessional community under the Ottoman Empire, especially a non-Muslim one.
MILLET, proper noun. A surname​.
MILLET, proper noun. A town in Alberta, Canada

Dictionary definition

MILLET, noun. Any of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine.
MILLET, noun. French painter of rural scenes (1814-1875).
MILLET, noun. Small seed of any of various annual cereal grasses especially Setaria italica.

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