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 brome; from 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.