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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Which widely cultivated cereal grass is also called Indian corn?
PINES drying facilities are custom designed to ensure the highest quality raw food cereal grass and alfalfa.
In Thar, people depend on livestock agriculture of millet for their livelihood, but due to low rainfall in 2018, the livestock and the production of cereal grass are at risk.
Corn, which began as a weedy grass growing in Mexico, possesses a strange trait known as a "jumping gene." Over time it transformed itself into a cereal grass that we've come to know as maize, and then as corn.
An old school friend of mine was head of medicinal chemistry at a cancer research company - do I believe he went into work each day dreaming up expensive cures while knowing all the time that all he needed to do was to squeeze the juice out of some cereal grass? No, I do not.
Sorghum (sorghum bicolor) which is an old cereal grass is an important component of poultry feed (Black, 2005).
The edible cereal grass Oryza sativa is better known as what?
Sometimes referred to as catgrass or pet grass, cat grass refers to a type of cereal grass such as oat or wheat that can be grown indoors.
The latest weapon in his armoury of natural health is wheatgrass, a cereal grass similar to barley and alfalfa which he grows himself, juices and swigs a shot of every morning.
Amaranth is not a grass, but a four- to six-foot-tall, broad-leafed plant that produces edible (when cooked) greens, plus highly ornamental plumes, which develop legions of tiny round seeds more nutritious than any cereal grass. Good for people who are allergic to wheat or corn.