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Definition 1: small seed of any of various annual cereal grasses especially Setaria italica - [noun denoting food]

(millet is a kind of ...) foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses

Definition 2: French painter of rural scenes (1814-1875) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for millet in the sense of this definition

(millet is an instance of ...) an artist who paints

Definition 3: any of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine - [noun denoting plant]

(millet is a kind of ...) grass whose starchy grains are used as food: wheat; rice; rye; oats; maize; buckwheat; millet

(... is a kind of millet ) a coarse annual panic grass; a cosmopolitan weed; occasionally used for hay or grazing

(... is a kind of millet ) coarse annual grass cultivated in Japan and southeastern Asia for its edible seeds and for forage; important wildlife food in United States

(... is a kind of millet ) coarse annual grass having fingerlike spikes of flowers; native to Old World tropics; a naturalized weed elsewhere

(... is a kind of millet ) East Indian cereal grass whose seed yield a somewhat bitter flour, a staple in the Orient

(... is a kind of millet ) any grass of the genus Panicum; grown for grain and fodder

(... is a kind of millet ) economically important Old World tropical cereal grass

(... is a member of millet) the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane

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