Sporobolus

noun Spo·rob·o·lus \spəˈräbələs\

Definition of Sporobolus

  1. :  a widely distributed genus of grasses having ample panicles with small one-flowered spikelets each with three glumes and grain that separates easily — see dropseed

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Origin and Etymology of sporobolus

New Latin, from Greek spora, sporos seed + -bolos (from ballein to throw) — more at spore, devil


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