a grass, Eleusine coracana, of Asia and Africa, having round fruit with a loose husk, grown as a cereal and as an ornamental.
Where Did African American Vernacular English Come From?AAVE is unfairly stigmatized and sometimes labeled "bad English." But, the grammar is actually as complex as Standard American English (SAE), possibly even more so, and with different rules.
Origin of African millet
First recorded in 1835–45
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