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

  • n. Informal A grandmother.
  • n. Variant of grama.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A variety of pumpkin, a cultivar of Cucurbita moschata.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A pasture grass of the plains of South America and western North America; same as grama grass, which see.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of very small bass-like fishes, with the lateral line broken, belonging to the family Serranidæ: found in the coast waters of Cuba. G. loreto is the known species.

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

  • n. pasture grass of plains of South America and western North America


Alteration of grandma.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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