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bromegrass

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

Origin of bromegrass

1750–60; <New Latin Brom(us) genus name (<Greek brómos oats) + grass
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British Dictionary definitions for bromegrass

brome grass

brome

/ (brəʊm) /

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

Word Origin for brome grass

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