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grama

or gram·ma

[ grah-muh ]
/ ˈgrɑ mə /
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noun
any grass of the genus Bouteloua, of South America and western North America, as B. gracilis(blue grama ).
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Also called grama grass .

Origin of grama

1820–30, Americanism;<Spanish grama<Latin grāmina, plural of grāmen grass
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British Dictionary definitions for grama

grama

grama grass

/ (ˈɡrɑːmə) /

noun
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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