What is another word for sorghum?

104 synonyms found


[ sˈɔːɡəm], [ sˈɔːɡəm], [ s_ˈɔː_ɡ_ə_m]

Sorghum is a versatile and nutritious grain that is widely cultivated in various parts of the world. This crop is known by different names depending on the region and language. Some of the common synonyms for sorghum are great millet, Indian millet, jowar, cholam, and guinea corn. In Africa, it is also known as kafir corn, while in the USA, it is called sweet sorghum. Each of these names carries its unique cultural and historical significance. Sorghum-based dishes, such as porridge, flatbread, and beer, are part of the traditional cuisine of many cultures worldwide. Whether you call it sorghum, jowar, or any other name, this grain is a valuable source of nutrition and flavor.

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History of sorghum

The domestication and cultivation of Sorghum has a long and varied history. Archaeological evidence from the Levant indicates that sorghum was being grown 8000 years ago. Sorghum was a popular cereal crop in ancient China and was likely first domesticated in India. Sorghum was brought to the Americas by European settlers and was subsequently recognized as an important crop in the United States.

Sorghum cultivation is now widespread in tropical and subtropical countries. The grain is a livestock feed and is also used for production of ethanol and cornstarch.

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