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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
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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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The grammas should be on stage throughout the play.
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White Gramma represents earth, and downward direction.
Black Gramma slowly pans her line of sight across the audience.
White Gramma makes quick looks from side-to-side, arms crossed and feet apart.
Black Gramma steps in a half moon shape, posing with a beveled foot and hand on hip.
Black Gramma closes her eyes to inhale, and moves her hand away to blow smoke.
The Home Office said it was now making available pounds 500,000 to forces in England and Wales to tackle the issue through school education pro grammas and special police operations.