Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The stem or stalk of grain of any kind, and of peas, beans, hops, etc.
  • noun Straw; the dry stalks of corn, etc., in general.
  • noun In England, especially, a kind of grass, Ammophila arundinacea or Psamma arenaria. Also called maram, matweed, and stare. See Ammophila.

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

  • noun (Bot.) Same as haulm.

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

  • noun botany Alternative spelling of haulm.

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

  • noun stems of beans and peas and potatoes and grasses collectively as used for thatching and bedding

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