from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any grass of the genus Bromus.
  • n. bromine

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See bromine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as bromine.
  • n. Same as brome-grass.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of various woodland and meadow grasses of the genus Bromus; native to temperate regions


New Latin Bromus, genus name, from Greek bromos, oats.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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