Origin of sorghum
Examples from the Web for sorghum
Whiskey and vodka are also loosely classified as such, but the base of baijiu is sorghum.
Sorghum requires less water than corn but yields about the same amount of ethanol per bushel.
The agency is expected to approve the use of sorghum for ethanol production.
Sorghum syrup is actually a juice extract collected from a tall grass called sweet sorghum.
Sorghum juice can be extracted for fermentation and distillation without damaging the grain at the top of the stalk.
Molasses from cane or sorghum is added to the fat, making what is known as 'sap,' which is eaten with the corn bread.The Negro Farmer|Carl Kelsey
Sorghum and sunflower seeds were also the staple foods during December, 1952.
The profitableness of making sugar from sorghum depends largely on utilizing all waste products.
The persistent rasping noise of the sorghum mill and the bubbling of the caldron had prevented them from hearing an approach.The Riddle Of The Rocks|Charles Egbert Craddock (AKA Mary Noailles Murfree)
The sorghum or great millet, generally known as jowar or cholum, is the staple grain crop of southern India.
Word Origin for sorghum
"Indian millet," 1590s, from Modern Latin Sorghum, the genus name, from Italian sorgo "a tall cereal grass," probably from Medieval Latin surgum, suricum (12c.), perhaps a variant of Latin syricum "Syrian," as in Syricum (gramen) "(grass) of Syria," from Syria, a possible source of the plant or its grain in ancient times.