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brome

 (brōm)
n.
Any of various grasses of the genus Bromus, having loose usually drooping panicles and including several weeds and ornamentals and some species important for forage. Also called bromegrass.

[New Latin Bromus, genus name, from Greek bromos, oats.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brome - any of various woodland and meadow grasses of the genus Bromusbrome - any of various woodland and meadow grasses of the genus Bromus; native to temperate regions
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
Bromus, genus Bromus - a genus of grasses of the family Gramineae
awnless bromegrass, Bromus inermis - drought-resistant perennial with awns lacking or very short and long creeping rhizomes; Europe and temperate Asia
Bromus secalinus, chess, cheat - weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat
Bromus tectorum, cheatgrass, downy brome, downy bromegrass, downy cheat, downy chess, drooping brome - annual or winter annual grass with softly hairy leaves of the Mediterranean
Bromus arvensis, field brome - annual grass of Europe and temperate Asia
Bromus japonicus, Japanese brome, Japanese chess - grass of Mediterranean and temperate Asia
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Its tower is known as The Tower of Atonement, built as a penance by the 15th century Lord of the Manor Nicholas Brome who returned home unexpectedly to find the parish priest "chockinge his wife under ye chinne," and killed him on the spot.
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to noon, volunteers are sought to work with Friends of Buford Park, Mount Pisgah Arboretum, and REI volunteers to remove false brome, an invasive grass, from Mount Pisgah Arboretum's entire trail network.
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Electrician Steven Brome, 32, from Preston: "I think it will go downhill if he takes over.
The key figures were Brome, whose The Northern Lasse was prefaced with verses by Jonson, Dekker, and Ford attacking amateur dramatists, and Suckling, who attacked Jonson both in poetry and hostile stage personation.
A line-source irrigation system has been employed to evaluate forage yield and seasonal forage distribution of orchardgrass and perennial ryegrass cultivars along with check cultivars of smooth and meadow brome, tall fescue, and RS-hybrid wheatgrass.
A few of these weeds - volunteer rye (rye that escaped harvest and sprouted the next season), jointed goatgrass, and downy brome - have been reduced by up to 75 percent in his studies near Akron, Colorado.
Richard Ross, chief landscape architect for the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) said KDOT presently uses a mixture of grasses native to Kansas (like Indian grass, switch grass, big bluestem, and little bluestem) and non-native grasses like rescue and brome.
Massinger and Ford fare better in this respect than Shirley and Brome, but even so, few readers know the plots, characters, and settings of most of Massinger's plays, and the opportunities to see these pieces are minimal.