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doura

or dou·rah

[doo r-uh]
noun
  1. durra.
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durra

or dou·ra, dou·rah

[doo r-uh]
noun
  1. a type of grain sorghum with slender stalks, cultivated in Asia and Africa and introduced into the U.S.
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Origin of durra

1790–1800; < Arabic dhura(h)
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British Dictionary definitions for dourah

doura

noun
  1. a variant of durra
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durra

doura or dourah (ˈdʊərə)

noun
  1. an Old World variety of sorghum, Sorghum vulgare durra, with erect hairy flower spikes and round seeds: cultivated for grain and fodderAlso called: Guinea corn, Indian millet
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Word Origin

C18: from Arabic dhurah grain
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