cereal grass

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Noun1.cereal grass - grass whose starchy grains are used as food: wheatcereal grass - grass whose starchy grains are used as food: wheat; rice; rye; oats; maize; buckwheat; millet
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
oat - annual grass of Europe and North Africa; grains used as food and fodder (referred to primarily in the plural: `oats')
barley - cultivated since prehistoric times; grown for forage and grain
rice - annual or perennial rhizomatous marsh grasses; seed used for food; straw used for paper
rice grass, ricegrass - any grass of the genus Oryzopsis
bulrush millet, cattail millet, pearl millet, Pennisetum Americanum, Pennisetum glaucum - tall grass having cattail like spikes; grown in Africa and Asia for its grain and in the United States chiefly for forage; sometimes used in making beer
Secale cereale, rye - hardy annual cereal grass widely cultivated in northern Europe where its grain is the chief ingredient of black bread and in North America for forage and soil improvement
millet - any of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine
grain - a cereal grass; "wheat is a grain that is grown in Kansas"
wheat - annual or biennial grass having erect flower spikes and light brown grains
corn, Indian corn, maize, Zea mays - tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times
corn - (Great Britain) any of various cereal plants (especially the dominant crop of the region--wheat in Great Britain or oats in Scotland and Ireland)
wild rice, Zizania aquatica - perennial aquatic grass of North America bearing grain used for food
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In the 1930s and 1940s, Charles Schnabel and other scientists extensively researched the stages of growth for cereal grass and learned that they all reach a point of maximum nutrition called the 'jointing stage' in the early spring, usually after a winter of slow growth in often-freezing temperatures.
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