Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

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  • noun Australia A variety of pumpkin, a cultivar of Cucurbita moschata.

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  • noun pasture grass of plains of South America and western North America

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Examples

  • Had to call gramma to see if she had everything he need to do this all over again at her house.

    A Net in Time

  • The media has found out that the upstairs kids called their gramma, "mamma".

    New Statesman

  • The media has found out that the upstairs kids called their gramma, "mamma".

    New Statesman

  • wv..gramest..is when your gramma is the best she's the gramest gramma there is.

    Amused Am I

  • And, from what they said -- I still have yet to visit those particular sites -- I was portrayed as this angry bitter jealous "gramma" starved for publicity.

    Jill Sobule: My "Feud" With Katy Perry

  • a turf of grass of the varieties known as gramma, buffalo, and mezquite; and sometimes the traveller encounters a region where shallow ponds of different sizes stud the plain -- a few being permanent, and surrounded by sedge.

    The White Chief A Legend of Northern Mexico

  • Here we rested, and our tired animals fully appreciated the cool water and the luxuriant "gramma" grass which abounded.

    Seven and Nine years Among the Camanches and Apaches An Autobiography

  • My gramma was a woman who’s life could have filled many lifteimes of an ordinary person, but Mary was rather extraordinary.

    The eulogy I wrote for my Gramma.

  • My gramma was a woman who’s life could have filled many lifteimes of an ordinary person, but Mary was rather extraordinary.

    Archive 2010-05-01

  • The buffalo grass is not to be confounded with, another celebrated grass of the Texan and North Mexican prairies, the "gramma" of the Spaniards.

    The Hunters' Feast Conversations Around the Camp Fire

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  • Greek Letter, mark.

    July 11, 2008

  • "General Electric introduced its Sabbath mode in 2000, and said the special setting is featured on more than 150 of its wall ovens, ranges and other cooking appliances.

    These modes either turn off certain lights, fans and alarms, or use a Jewish legal concept known as “gramma,�? or indirect action, to operate the appliance on holy days."

    The New York Times, Entrepreneurs Find Ways to Make Technology Work With Jewish Sabbath, by Dan Levin, September 1, 2008

    September 2, 2008

  • I never imagined such things, though I don't know much about the Jewish Sabbath.

    September 3, 2008