gra·​min·​e·​ous grə-ˈmi-nē-əs How to pronounce gramineous (audio)
: of or relating to a grass

Word History


Latin gramineus, from gramin-, gramen grass

First Known Use

circa 1658, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gramineous was circa 1658

Dictionary Entries Near gramineous

Cite this Entry

“Gramineous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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

What Did You Just Call Me?

  • brown chihuahua sitting on the floor with squinting eyes looking at the camera
  • Before we went to her house, Hannah told us her aunt was a flibbertigibbet.
Name That Thing

You know what it looks like… but what is it called?

Solve today's spelling word game by finding as many words as you can with using just 7 letters. Longer words score more points.

Can you make 12 words with 7 letters?