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From Kannada ರಾಗಿ (rāgi).

 
Ragi (Eleusine coracana)
 
Ragi (grain)

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ragi (uncountable)

  1. A type of grain, Eleusine coracana, cultivated as a cereal in arid areas of Africa and Asia; finger millet.
    Synonyms: African finger millet, caracan millet, finger millet, koracan

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ragi (uncountable)

  1. (cooking, brewing) A type of yeast traditionally used in winemaking, baking, and brewing, now identified as Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
    Synonym: ragi yeast
    • 2005, Malaysia at Random, Didier Millet, page 30,
      Pound 5 kg of round ragi (yeast) and 5 pieces of thinly sliced ragi into powder. Mix ragi into cooled rice.
    • 2010, M.J. Robert Nout, Kofi E. Aidoo, 2: Asian Fungal Fermented Food, Martin Hofrichter (volume editor), Karl Esser (editor), The Mycota, Volume X: Industrial Applications, page 49,
      It is made from cooked gelatinised rice and red pulverised ragi (yeast cake or jui-piang) and fermented for up to 30 days at 25°C.
    • 2014, Florence Tan, Florence Tan: Best Nyonya Recipes, page 108,
      Finely ground and sifted round ragi yeast 3⁄4 tsp

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ragi

  1. third-person singular imperative form of rajar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive form of rajar
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive form of rajar

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ragi m

  1. nominative plural form of rags
  2. vocative plural form of rags