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
Origin of bromefrom Modern Latin from Classical Latin bromos from Gr, oats, rustling from bremein, to rustle from Indo-European base an unverified form bherem-, to rustle, buzz
Any of various grasses of the genus Bromus, having loose usually drooping panicles and including several weeds and ornamentals and some species important for forage. Also called bromegrass .
Origin of bromeNew Latin Bromus genus name from Greek bromos oats
- Any grass of the genus Bromus.