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|Noun||1.||gramineous plant - cosmopolitan herbaceous or woody plants with hollow jointed stems and long narrow leaves|
family Graminaceae, family Gramineae, family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, grass family, Poaceae - the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
Saccharum officinarum, sugar cane, sugarcane - tall tropical southeast Asian grass having stout fibrous jointed stalks; sap is a chief source of sugar
reed - tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites
bamboo - woody tropical grass having hollow woody stems; mature canes used for construction and furniture