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gramineous plants

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  • gramineous — adjective Of or pertaining to plants in the grass family (Gramineae). Wild oats and greenfoxtail are among the most troublesome weeds for farmers growing gramineous crops, such as wheat, barley, rye, triticale and other cereal crops. mdash; [ …   Wiktionary

  • gramineous — gramineousness, n. /greuh min ee euhs/, adj. 1. grasslike. 2. belonging to the Gramineae family of plants. Cf. grass family. [1650 60; < L gramineus pertaining to grass, equiv. to gramin (s. of gramen) grass + eus EOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • gramineous — gra•min•e•ous [[t]grəˈmɪn i əs[/t]] adj. 1) pln grasslike 2) pln belonging to the grass family of plants • Etymology: 1650–60; < L grāmineus=grāmin , s. of grāmen grass + eus eous gra•min′e•ous•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • gramineous — /grəˈmɪniəs/ (say gruh mineeuhs) adjective 1. resembling grass. 2. relating or belonging to the Gramineae (or Poaceae) family, the grass family of plants. Also, graminaceous. {Latin grāmineus relating to grass} …   Australian English dictionary

  • gramineous plant — noun cosmopolitan herbaceous or woody plants with hollow jointed stems and long narrow leaves • Syn: ↑graminaceous plant • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑grass, ↑sugarcane, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • -ineae — ˈinēˌē noun plural suffix Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, feminine plural of ineus (as in gramineus gramineous) : plants including those of (such) a genus Abietineae : plants characterized by (such) a feature Dinocapsi …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blade — (bl[=a]d), n. [OE. blade, blad, AS. bl[ae]d leaf; akin to OS., D., Dan., & Sw. blad, Icel. bla[eth], OHG. blat, G. blatt, and perh. to L. folium, Gr. fy llon. The root is prob. the same as that of AS. bl[=o]wan, E. blow, to blossom. See {Blow} to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Suni (geography) — Suni or Jalca is one of the eight Natural Regions of Peru. It is located in the Andes at an altitude between 3,500 and 4,100 metres above sea level. Suni has a dry and cold weather and there are many glacial valleys.Flora and FaunaThe flora… …   Wikipedia

  • grass family — noun the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane • Syn: ↑Gramineae, ↑family Gramineae, ↑Graminaceae, ↑family Graminaceae, ↑Poaceae, ↑family Poaceae • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gramineae — noun the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane • Syn: ↑family Gramineae, ↑Graminaceae, ↑family Graminaceae, ↑Poaceae, ↑family Poaceae, ↑grass family • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Graminaceous — Gram i*na ceous, a. [L. gramen, graminis, grass.] Pertaining to, or resembling, the grasses; gramineous; as, graminaceous plants. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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