Definition of jowar in English:

jowar

noun

  • another term for durra
    • ‘They grow sugarcane, jowar, wheat, vegetables and different varieties of fruit on a 300-acre farm plot.’
    • ‘Instead, we are cultivating food crops like jowar, pulses, beans, etc., which should take care of our annual grain requirement.’
    • ‘‘We get about five to six quintals per acre of jowar which lasts for six months,’ says Belsare.’
    • ‘The farmers in the village grew ragi, cow pea, pigeon pea, green gram, jowar, horse gram and sesame.’
    • ‘Rotis made from wheat, jowar and bajra are eaten as much as rice.’

Origin

From Hindi jauār.

Pronunciation

jowar

/dʒaʊˈɑː/