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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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You'll smell the earthy bromegrass or lily leaves that formed its pulp and the chamomile flowers you added to the vat.
Effect of restricted forage intake on ruminal disappearance of bromegrass hay and a blood meal, feather meal, and fish meal supplement1.
Effects of dried distillers grains and equivalent undegradable intake protein or ether extract on performance and forage intake of heifers grazing smooth bromegrass pastures.
Selection and evaluation of smooth bromegrass clones with divergent lignin or etheried ferulic acid concentration.
Delgado NJ, Casler MD, Grau CR, Jung HG (2002) Reactions of smooth Bromegrass clones with divergent lignin or etherified ferulic acid concentration to three fungal pathogens.
Ruminal degradation of Swithgrass, Big bluestem, and Smooth Bromegrass leaf portions.
One-year-old switchgrass and smooth bromegrass growing in two plots (5 m long and 4 m wide) (Zhang et al.
slender wheatgrass (Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners), and smooth bromegrass (Bromus inermis Leyss)--at two locations in central Alaska.
Smooth bromegrass, orchardgrass and timothy are also good crops for August planting.