a. grass-like; pertaining to grass family of plants.
   ♦ gramineal, gramineous, a.
   ♦ graminivorous, a. feeding on grass.
   ♦ graminology, n. study of grasses.
   ♦ graminous, a. grassy.

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  • Graminaceous — Gram i*na ceous, a. [L. gramen, graminis, grass.] Pertaining to, or resembling, the grasses; gramineous; as, graminaceous plants. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • graminaceous — adjective Of, pertaining to, or resembling a grass …   Wiktionary

  • graminaceous — gram·i·na·ceous· || ‚græmɪ neɪʃəs adj. (Botany) of or pertaining to grass; resembling grass …   English contemporary dictionary

  • graminaceous — [ˌgramɪ neɪʃəs] adjective Botany relating to or denoting plants of the grass family (Gramineae). Origin C19: from L. gramen, gramin grass + aceous …   English new terms dictionary

  • graminaceous — a. See gramineous …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • graminaceous — gram·i·na·ceous …   English syllables

  • graminaceous — adj. of or like grass; grassy. Etymology: L gramen inis grass …   Useful english dictionary

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  • травянистые растения — — [] EN graminaceous plant A very large family of plants including cereals such as wheat, maize, etc. (Source: PHC) [] Тематики… …   Справочник технического переводчика

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