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sorghum | x |

As a proper noun sorghum

is .

As a letter x is

the twenty-fourth letter of the.

As a symbol x is

voiceless velar fricative.

sorghum

Noun

  • A cereal, or Sorghum bicolor , the grains of which are used to make flour and as cattle feed.
  • * 1936', Harry Nelson Vinall, Joseph Charlworth Stephens, John Holmes Martin, ''Identification, History, and Distribution of Common '''Sorghum Varieties , US Department of Agriculture, Technical Bulletin No. 506, page 2,
  • The sorghum crop has four uses — forage, grain, sirup, and industrial (such as the manufacture of brooms, wallboard, etc.).
  • * 1978 , US Department of Agriculture, Watch out for witchweed, a serious pest of corn, sorghum, and other crops , Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Program Number 1212, unnumbered page,
  • Witchweed (Striga spp. ) is a parasitic plant that attacks corn, sorghum , sugarcane, rice, and more than 60 different species of the grass family.
  • * 2008 , Lamissa Diakité, Amadou Sidibé, Melinda Smale, Mikkel Grum, Seed Value Chains for Sorghum and Millet in Mali: A State-based System in Transition , International Food Policy Research Institute, Discussion Paper 00749, page 2,
  • Archaeological evidence suggests that economies based on cattle, goats, sorghum , and pearl millet were established in this region between 5,000 and 3,000 years ago (Smith 1998).

    Synonyms

    * (cereal) guinea corn (West Africa); Kafir corn (South Africa); mtama (East Africa); durra (Sudan); juar, jowar, cholam (India); kaoliang (China); milo (United States)

    Derived terms

    * sorghum midge

    x

    Translingual

    {{Basic Latin character info, previous=W, next=Y, image= (wikipedia X)

    Etymology 1

    Letter

  • The twenty-fourth letter of the .
  • See also
    (Latn-script)

    Cardinal number

    (mul-number)
  • The number 10.
  • Symbol

    (mul-symbol)
  • A symbol of the IPA, representing a voiceless uvular fricative.
  • strike
  • Etymology 2

    Possibly from skull and crossbones

    Symbol

    (mul-symbol)
  • Derived terms
    * XXX

    See also

    {{Letter , page=X , NATO=X-ray , Morse=–··– , Character=X , Braille=? }} Image:Latin X.png, Capital and lowercase versions of X , in normal and italic type Image:Fraktur letter X.png, Uppercase and lowercase X in Fraktur Roman numerals ----