plural -s
: any of several grasses: such as
: either of two foxtails of the West Indies (Setaria porretiana and S. paniculifera)

Word History


American Spanish, alteration of gramalote, from Spanish gramal field of coarse grass, from grama coarse grass

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“Gamelote.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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