sometimes US kafir corn
an old-fashioned and now taboo name for a Southern African variety of sorghum, cultivated in dry regions for its grain and as fodderSometimes shortened to: kaffir, (US) kafir
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- kaffir beer,
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Examples from the Web for kaffir corn
At about one week of age whole Kaffir-corn, and, a little later whole wheat, can be used to replace the more expensive feeds.
Kaffir-corn, wheat, cow-peas—in fact any wholesome grain—may be used, the more variety the better.