Briza

noun
Bri·za | \ ˈbrīzə \

Definition of Briza 

: a genus of grasses (family Gramineae) native to the Old World and South America and distinguished by broad spikelets and cordate lemmas — see quaking grass

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for Briza

New Latin, from Greek, rye

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Briza

Dictionary Entries near Briza

britzska

Brix

Brix scale

Briza

brizure

brizz

brl

Statistics for Briza

Look-up Popularity

Comments on Briza

What made you want to look up Briza? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to deposit or conceal in a hiding place

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!