Millet

Cultivated proso millet in agricultural field

Panicum miliaceum

Millet (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology 1

From late Middle English, borrowed from Middle French millet; from Latin milium, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *melh₂- (to grind, crush), see also Ancient Greek μελίνη (melínē, millet) and Lithuanian málnos (millet).

Pronunciation

  • (General American, Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈmɪlɪt/
  • Rhymes: -ɪlɪt

Noun

millet (countable and uncountable

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