bromegrass

bromegrass

[brohm-gras, -grahs]
noun
any of numerous grasses of the genus Bromus, having flat blades and open clusters of flower spikelets.
Also called brome [brohm] , chess.


Origin:
1750–60; < Neo-Latin Brom(us) genus name (< Greek brómos oats) + grass

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bromegrass

noun
any of various woodland and meadow grasses of the genus Bromus; native to temperate regions [syn: brome
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