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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]
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(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]
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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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Farmers prepare for August seeding of alfalfa, smooth bromegrass, orchard grass, tall fescue, red clover and Timothy.
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.
Technical note: evaluation of acid detergent lignin, alkaline peroxide lignin, acid insoluble ash, and indigestible acid detergent fiber as internal markers for prediction of alfalfa, bromegrass, and prairie hay digestibility by beef steers.
Kentucky bluegrass (Poa pratensis L.), big bluestem, and smooth bromegrass (Bromus inermis Leyss.
Ruminal degradation of Swithgrass, Big bluestem, and Smooth Bromegrass leaf portions.
This study was conducted to investigate temporal variations in rill erodibility of concentrated flow erosion, and to quantify the potential effects of root density on seasonal changes in rill erodibility using undisturbed soil samples taken from switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.), smooth bromegrass (Bromus inermis Leyss.), and bare soil under a wide range of hydraulic conditions.