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Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany, having leaves resembling those of grass.

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

  • adjective (Bot.) Bearing leaves resembling those of grass.

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

  • adjective botany Bearing leaves that resemble blades of grass.

Etymologies

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Latin gramen, graminis, grass + folium leaf.

Examples

  • _Bambusa_ (_Bambusa arundinacea_) is a graminifolious plant -- one of the most charmingly picturesque and useful adornments of Nature bestowed exuberantly on the Philippine Islands.

    The Philippine Islands

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