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imfe, noun

Forms:
imfa, imfayShow more Also imfa, imfay, imfé, imfer, imfi, impfie, imphe, imphee, imphey, imphi, imphye.
Origin:
Xhosa, ZuluShow more Xhosa and Zulu.
A cultivar of the cereal grass Sorghum bicolor, grown for the sweetness of its culms; soetriet; sweet cane. See also sorghum sense 1.
1828 W. Shaw Diary. 28 Feb.We found a number of the men assembled at one of the Kraals, chewing Imfay, or sweet cane.
1987 J. Munday Grasses, Grains & Conservation 14Two kinds of sugar cane, umoba and imphe, were grown in Natal by the indigenous people long before the arrival of the white man in 1823.
A cultivar of the cereal grass Sorghum bicolor, grown for the sweetness of its culms; soetriet; sweet cane.

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