Definition of broomcorn in US English:



  • A variety of sorghum whose dried inflorescences are used to make brooms.

    • ‘Both Z and E borers are found in Europe and were introduced into eastern North America early in the 20th century, presumably on shipments of broomcorn.’
    • ‘Can broomcorn brooms ever compete with plastic bristles?’
    • ‘The staple grain is millet; 80% of Yemen's grain production is either sorghum or broomcorn millet.’