Definition of millet noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈmɪlɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɪlɪt//
[uncountable] Carbohydrates
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a type of plant that grows in hot countries and produces very small seeds. The seeds are used as food, mainly to make flour, and also to feed to birds and animals. See related entries: Carbohydrates Word Originlate Middle English: from French, diminutive of dialect mil, from Latin milium.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: millet