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(ˈbrəʊmˌɡrɑːs) (brəʊm) or


(Plants) any of various grasses of the genus Bromus, having small flower spikes in loose drooping clusters. Some species are used for hay
[C18: via Latin from Greek bromos oats, of obscure origin]


(ˈbroʊmˌgræs, -ˌgrɑs)

any of various weeds and forage grasses of the genus Bromus, having clusters of flower spikelets.
[1750–60; < New Latin Brom(us) genus name (< Greek brómos oats) + grass]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bromegrass - any of various woodland and meadow grasses of the genus Bromusbromegrass - 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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Beginning December 4, the corn residue was supplemented with a medium-quality mixed hay (smooth bromegrass, Bromus inermis; CWG, Agropryon desertorum; alfalfa, Medicago sativa) (Table 1) until May 10, 2011; a period of 209 d.
One-year-old switchgrass and smooth bromegrass growing in two plots (5 m long and 4 m wide) (Zhang et al.
Smooth bromegrass, orchardgrass and timothy are also good crops for August planting.
I missed the first snipe as he corkscrewed out of the flooded bromegrass.
Relationship Between seed vigour test and field performance of Regar meadow bromegrass Crop Science, 30: 967
Evaluating genetic variation and relationships among two bromegrass species and their hybrid using RAPD and AFLP markers.
For instance, the meadow bromegrass cultivar Cache begins growth in early spring and stays green and succulent longer than tall rescue and orchardgrass.
Malhi SS, Harapiak JT, Gill KS, Flore N (2002) Long-term N rates and subsequent lime application effects on macroelements concentration in soil and in bromegrass hay.
Performance of lambs on perennial ryegrass, smoth bromegrass, orchardgrass and tall fescue pastures: II.
This project measured the effect of depth on the root length density and root diameter on three grass species: Big Bluestem (Andropogen furcatus), Smooth Bromegrass (Bromus inermis), and Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum).
All bare and disturbed areas must be suitably revegetated within 30 days of construction completion with a combination of four or more of the following grasses and legumes: Kentucky bluegrass, rye grass, orchard grass, timothy, bromegrass, alfalfa, red clover, white clover, ladino clover, alike clover, sweet clover, sericea lespedeza, and Korean lespedeza.