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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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