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Origin of glume
OTHER WORDS FROM glumeglumelike, adjective
Words nearby glume
Example sentences from the Web for glume
In both the fruits fall out freely from the glume, and in the latter the awns are three-pronged and shorter than the grain.
The flowering glume is divided at the tip, and provided with a long, bent, twisted bristle.Field and Woodland Plants|William S. Furneaux
Flowers all perfect; flowering glume bifid, short-awned between the teeth.
Flowering glume and palet herbaceous, the former (anterior) convex, long-awned from the apex.
Outer glumes unequal, often bristle-pointed; the flowering glume tipped with three awns; the palet much smaller.