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grass family

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  • 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

  • grass family — grass′ fam ily n. pln a family, Gramineae, of nonwoody plants with hollow jointed stems sheathed by narrow leaves, petalless flowers, and fruit resembling grain …   From formal English to slang

  • grass family — the large plant family Gramineae (or Poaceae), characterized by mostly herbaceous but sometimes woody plants with hollow and jointed stems, narrow sheathing leaves, petalless flowers borne in spikelets, and fruit in the form of seedlike grain,… …   Universalium

  • arrow-grass family — noun a family of monocotyledonous bog herbs of order Naiadales • Syn: ↑Scheuchzeriaceae, ↑family Scheuchzeriaceae, ↑Juncaginaceae, ↑family Juncaginaceae • Hypernyms: ↑monocot family, ↑liliopsid family …   Useful english dictionary

  • yellow-eyed grass family — noun plants of tropical to temperate regions; usually in wet places • Syn: ↑Xyridaceae, ↑family Xyridaceae • Hypernyms: ↑monocot family, ↑liliopsid family • Member Holonyms: ↑Xyridales, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • rope-grass family — noun : restionaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • tape-grass family — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : vallisneriaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • yellow-eyed-grass family — noun : xyridaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • grass — [gras, gräs] n. [ME gras < OE gærs, græs, akin to Ger gras < IE * ghrō , GROW] 1. any of various plants of the grass family that are usually used for food, fodder, or grazing and as lawns 2. any grasslike plant of various families having… …   English World dictionary

  • grass — grassless, adj. grasslike, adj. grassward, grasswards, adv. adj. /gras, grahs/, n. 1. any plant of the family Gramineae, having jointed stems, sheathing leaves, and seedlike grains. Cf. grass family. 2. such plants collectively, as when… …   Universalium

  • Grass — /grahs/; Ger. /grddahs/, n. Günter (Wilhelm) /goon teuhr wil helm/; Ger. /gyuun teuhrdd vil helm/, born 1927, German novelist, poet, and playwright. * * * I Any of many low, green, nonwoody plants that make up the families Poaceae (or Gramineae) …   Universalium

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