brome
brome [brōm]
n.
< ModL < L bromos < Gr, oats, rustling < bremein, to rustle < IE base * bherem-, to rustle, buzz
any of a large genus (Bromus) of grasses of the temperate zone, having closed sheaths and spikelets with awns: a few are crop plants but many are weeds: also bromegrass

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brome (brōm) n.
Any of various grasses of the genus Bromus, native to temperate regions and including several weeds and ornamentals and some species important for forage. Also called bromegrass.
  [New Latin Bromus, genus name, from Greek bromos, oats.]

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