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brome grass

brome

noun
  1. any of various grasses of the genus Bromus, having small flower spikes in loose drooping clusters. Some species are used for hay
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Word Origin

C18: via Latin from Greek bromos oats, of obscure origin
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  • As soon as you see it, run to the brome-grass and whisper its name.

    Mother Nature's Toy-Shop

    Lina Beard

  • Rescue-grass, res′kū-gras, n. a species of brome-grass, native to South America.

  • Look at the picture again and notice the odd plants near the brome-grass tree.