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gram·ma 1

n. Informal
A grandmother.

[Alteration of grandma.]

gram·ma 2

 (grä′mə, grăm′ə)
Variant of grama.


(Plants) a pasture grass of the South American plains
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gramma - pasture grass of plains of South America and western North Americagramma - pasture grass of plains of South America and western North America
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
Bouteloua, genus Bouteloua - forage grasses
blue grama, Bouteloua gracilis - a pasture grass of western North America
black grama, Bouteloua eriopoda - a pasture grass (especially of western coastal regions of North America)
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To address this problem, the folks at Zomet came up with the Shabbat Keyboard: This invention, the institute's site explains, "operates on the principle of gramma (indirect action), so that it can be used on Shabbat.
Gramma always had something going on and up her sleeve or some of her old family recipes to pass along.
The Master of Ceremonies was Sharon Shorty, performing in character as Gramma Susie.
Gramma has passed on, but we keep a stocking up for her.
When the village crops fail, however, Moana's Gramma Tala (a wonderful Rachel House) reveals that Moana has a destiny: to right an ancient wrong and restore balance to the world.
Melena is a young African-American girl growing up with her loving family that includes her Gramma, mother, and older brother, Miles.
Gramma always tells me I should pray not just when bad stuff happens but all the time, but Gramma's the only one left in the family to pray.
Snarky repartee provides a light note, and sympathetic characters like Piper's Gramma Weeza and little brother Michael (also "on the spectrum") humanize the story line.
The teleost family Grammatidae is composed of thirteen species: eight in the genus Lipogramma and five in the genus Gramma (Bohlke and Randall, 1963; Starck II and Colin, 1978; Sazima et al.
I sat on the blue sofa with my beloved Gramma Lou (her daughter, my dad's mother) for a while and then she and I went out to the front porch and rocked on the swing.
His granddaughter Kristie said: "I can't quite believe this has happened so soon after losing our Gramma, but they are back together now forever and just couldn't be apart.
CUBA'S Gramma newspaper recommends the re-introduction of Christmas Day, which was abolished in 1969.