or rag·gee, rag·gy
- a cereal grass, Eleusine coracana, cultivated in the Old World for its grain.
Origin of ragi
1785–95; said to be < Deccan Hindi rāgī
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Examples from the Web for ragi
One was called Thorarin, the second Ragi, and the third Glum.The story of Burnt Njal
The outline is first drawn with rice or ragi (Eleusine Coracana) flour deftly dropped from between the thumb and index finger.Castes and Tribes of Southern India
The principal food staples are rice, cholam, cambu, ragi and varagu (four kinds of millet).
A third sort of millet, ragi or marua, is cultivated chiefly in Madras and Bengal.
raggee or raggy
- a cereal grass, Eleusine coracana, cultivated in Africa and Asia for its edible grain
C18: from Hindi
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