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Noun: cattail millet  'kat,teyl 'mi-lit
  1. Tall grass having cattail like spikes; grown in Africa and Asia for its grain and in the United States chiefly for forage; sometimes used in making beer
    - pearl millet, bulrush millet, Pennisetum glaucum, Pennisetum Americanum

Derived forms: cattail millets

Type of: cereal, cereal grass

Part of: genus Pennisetum, Pennisetum

Encyclopedia: Cattail millet