- any grass of the Old World genus Sorghum, having solid stems, large flower heads, and glossy seeds: cultivated for grain, hay, and as a source of syrup
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
- Plant Biologya grass grown for food, bearing broad leaves and a tall stem having grain in a dense cluster.
- the syrup made from this.
- Plant Biologya cereal grass, Sorghum bicolor (or S. vulgare), having broad, cornlike leaves and a tall, pithy stem bearing the grain in a dense terminal cluster.
- the syrup made from sorgo.
- Italian sorgo (see sorgo)