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Relating to or denoting plants of the grass family ("Gramineae")
green, leafy, grassy, grass-coveredView synonyms
- ‘In graminaceous plants, leaf cells divide from a basal meristem, which causes older cells to be displaced by younger cells below them.’
Mid 19th century: from Latin gramen, gramin- grass + -aceous.
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