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babala, noun

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Southern SothoShow more Adaptation of Southern Sotho baballa to provide with.
Any of several species of millet, especially Pennisetum glaneum, P. typhoideum, or P. americanum. Also attributive.
1929 Farming in S. Afr. Oct. 324 (Swart)It is his opinion that December is quite early enough for even such varieties as ‘Potchefstroom Paarl’, and February for..sorgum (soetriet), and the different varieties of manna, ‘babala’ for instance.
1988 R. Billet in Farmer’s Weekly 1 Jan. 7Bana, a vigorous-growing and drought-resistant grass (said to be a cross of babala and Napier), is grown on 85 ha, and Red Top Candy (a sorghum) and babala on 150 ha.
Any of several species of millet, especially Pennisetum glaneum, P. typhoideum, or P. americanum. Also attributive.

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