blue grama
noun Date: 1898 a low-growing perennial grama (Bouteloua gracilis) having slender curly leaves that is an important forage grass especially in the Great Plains

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Blue grama — Bouteloua gracilis Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • blue grama — noun a pasture grass of western North America • Syn: ↑Bouteloua gracilis • Hypernyms: ↑grama, ↑grama grass, ↑gramma, ↑gramma grass * * * noun : a grama (Boute …   Useful english dictionary

  • blue grama — grakštusis striepsnenis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos pašarinis augalas (Bouteloua gracilis), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Bouteloua gracilis angl. blue grama; blue grama grass; eyelash grass isp.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • blue grama. — See under grama. [1870 75, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • blue grama. — See under grama. [1870 75, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • blue grama grass — grakštusis striepsnenis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos pašarinis augalas (Bouteloua gracilis), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Bouteloua gracilis angl. blue grama; blue grama grass; eyelash grass isp.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • grama grass — noun pasture grass of plains of South America and western North America • Syn: ↑grama, ↑gramma, ↑gramma grass • Hypernyms: ↑grass • Hyponyms: ↑blue grama, ↑Bouteloua gracilis, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • grama grass — ▪ plant genus  (genus Bouteloua), any of about 50 species of annual or perennial forage grasses constituting a group within the family Poaceae, and native mostly to North America, with a few species in Central and South America. Grama grasses may …   Universalium

  • grama — /grah meuh/, n. any grass of the genus Bouteloua, of South America and western North America, as B. gracilis (blue grama). Also, gramma. Also called grama grass. [1820 30, Amer.; < Sp grama < L gramina, pl. of GRAMEN grass] * * * …   Universalium

  • grama — noun pasture grass of plains of South America and western North America • Syn: ↑grama grass, ↑gramma, ↑gramma grass • Hypernyms: ↑grass • Hyponyms: ↑blue grama, ↑Bouteloua gracilis, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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