bromegrass

noun
brome·​grass | \ ˈbrōm-ˌgras How to pronounce bromegrass (audio) \
variants: or brome \ ˈbrōm How to pronounce bromegrass (audio) \
plural bromegrasses or bromes

Definition of bromegrass

: any of a large genus (Bromus) of tall grasses often having drooping spikelets

First Known Use of bromegrass

circa 1762, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bromegrass

New Latin Bromus, from Latin bromos oats, from Greek

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“Bromegrass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bromegrass. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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