Definition of grama
: any of several pasture grasses (genus Bouteloua) of the western U.S.
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Warm season buffalo, dog-tuff or blue grama grass can be mowed every 10 to 20 days (lucky you). •
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Origin and Etymology of grama
Spanish, from Latin gramina, plural of gramen grass
First Known Use: 1828See Words from the same year
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