sorgho

[ sawr-goh ]
/ ˈsɔr goʊ /

noun, plural sor·ghos.

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Definition for sorgho (2 of 2)

sorgo

or sor·gho

[ sawr-goh ]
/ ˈsɔr goʊ /

noun, plural sor·gos.

any of several varieties of sorghum grown chiefly for the sweet juice yielded by the stems, used in making sugar and syrup and also for fodder.
Also called sweet sorghum, sugar sorghum.

Origin of sorgo

1750–60; < Italian < Vulgar Latin *syricum (granum) Syrian (grain), neuter of Latin Syricus (masculine) of Syria; see -ic
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sorgo

sorgho

/ (ˈsɔːɡəʊ) /

noun plural -gos or -ghos

any of several varieties of sorghum that have watery sweet juice and are grown for fodder, silage, or syrup

Word Origin for sorgo

Italian
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