Doura vs Dour - What's the difference?

doura | dour |


As a noun doura

is a kind of sorghum.

As an adjective dour is

stern, harsh and forbidding.

doura

English

Alternative forms

* durra

Noun

(-)
  • A kind of sorghum.
  • (Webster 1913) ----

    dour

    English

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • Stern, harsh and forbidding.
  • Unyielding and obstinate.
  • Expressing gloom or melancholy; sullenly unhappy.
  • Synonyms

    * forbidding, harsh, severe, stern * (unyielding) obstinate, stubborn, unyielding * (expressing gloom) dejected, gloomy, melancholic, sullen

    Derived terms

    * dourly * dourness