[ brohm-gras, -grahs ]

  1. any of numerous grasses of the genus Bromus, having flat blades and open clusters of flower spikelets.

Origin of bromegrass

1750–60; <New Latin Brom(us) genus name (<Greek brómos oats) + grass
  • Also called brome [brohm] /broʊm/ .

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British Dictionary definitions for brome grass

brome grass


/ (brəʊm) /

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

Origin of brome grass

C18: via Latin from Greek bromos oats, of obscure origin

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