Entry ampemby
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Zavamaniry sahalahala amin' ny katsaka [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition   a plant extensively cultivated; the grain resembles peeled rice and is eaten; the stalk is used in making fences, etc. Doura or Indian millet. Sorghum vulgare, Pers. Same as variampemby (Bets.), and varifemba (Betsim.). [Richardson 1885]
Vocabulary  
Scientific name   Sorghum vulgare
Synonyms   variampemby ~ varifemba
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Entry ampemby
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   [Taimoro] taho, eran-tanan'ila, zarana (antsy, ets) [Rakotosaona 1972]

Updated on 2010/05/06