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Origin of blue grama
An Americanism dating back to 1870–75
any grass of the genus Bouteloua, of South America and western North America, as B. gracilis (blue grama).
Origin of grama
1820–30, Americanism; < Spanish grama < Latin grāmina, plural of grāmen grass
Also called grama grass.
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any of various grasses of the genus Bouteloua, of W North America and South America: often used as pasture grasses
Word Origin for grama
C19: from Spanish, ultimately from Latin grāmen grass
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