from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Of, relating to, or characteristic of grasses.
- adjective Of or belonging to the grass family.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Grass-like; belonging or pertaining to the order Gramineæ. Also graminaceous, gramineal.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Bot.) Like, Or pertaining to, grass. See
grass, n., 2.
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- adjective Of or pertaining to plants in the
grassfamily ( Gramineae).
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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What would we assume if the distribution of those grass paleocommunities corresponded to a thermally disjunct distribution of gramineous species as it is happening today?
We passed southwards over large tracts of bush and gramineous plants, with patches of small plantations, manioc and thur; and settlements girt by calabash-trees, cocoas, palmyra and oil palms.
I already told you that leguminious plants have rhizomes, but gramineous plants can have (? sotobacteria).
We are studying the number of fermenting machines we have in the country to produce torula yeast or other things and to produce millions of liters with (? sotobacteria) which can also be used to fertilize plants, vegetables, and gramineous plants.
Great experience has been gained in temperate countries in feeding cattle with gramineous plants, legumes, and grain through research and the application of technology.
Europe, you can see how easily legumes and gramineous plants are combined.
When the dry season started, with all this increased solar energy, gramineous plants sprouted all over the place and smothered the alfalfa.
Also, we have a special gramineous plant -- sugarcane -- perhaps the plant most capable of assimilating solar energy and being used for energy.
We will have to work hard in this direction with the best gramineous plants and legume banks and areas best suited to our conditions to meet the principle that our basic foods be from the pasture, milk, and beef because we must import grain and its availability is never sure.
For a daily diet, we fed the cattle a mixture of 50 pounds of alfalfa, which we had grown as lettuce, and 100 pounds of the gramineous plant coconut (? dermuda).