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



BrE BrE//ˈsɔːɡəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɔːrɡəm//
[uncountable] Crops
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very small grain grown as food in tropical countries; the plant that produces this grain See related entries: Crops Word Originlate 16th cent.: modern Latin, from Italian sorgo, perhaps based on a variant of Latin syricum ‘Syrian’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sorghum