gramineous

adjective

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

Word History

Etymology

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

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Cite this Entry

“Gramineous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gramineous. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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