Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun 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.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) See bromine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Any grass of the genus Bromus.
  • noun chemistry, obsolete bromine

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

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

Etymologies

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

[New Latin Bromus, genus name, from Greek bromos, oats.]

Examples

  • It's proving a bad year for brome, which is increasingly moving off headlands into the main parts of fields.

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  • It's proving a bad year for brome, which is increasingly moving off headlands into the main parts of fields.

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  • It's proving a bad year for brome, which is increasingly moving off headlands into the main parts of fields.

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  • It's proving a bad year for brome, which is increasingly moving off headlands into the main parts of fields.

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  • More difficult grassweeds such as brome are now widespread and blackgrass is relatively common, albeit in small patches.

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  • More difficult grassweeds such as brome are now widespread and blackgrass is relatively common, albeit in small patches.

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  • More difficult grassweeds such as brome are now widespread and blackgrass is relatively common, albeit in small patches.

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  • More difficult grassweeds such as brome are now widespread and blackgrass is relatively common, albeit in small patches.

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  • Curious sampler: Take a breath and get grip, brome slice.

    Matthew Yglesias » Density and Building Height

  • So I'll play safe and stick to a simple list: brown bent, totter, sheep's fescue, crested dog's tail, cock's foot, sweet vernal, soft brome – poetic names of common hay meadow grasses that reflect a bygone era of agriculture.

    Make hay meadow photos while the sun shines | Phil Gates

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