Definition of Broom grass

1. Noun. Any of several grasses of the genus Andropogon; used in broom making.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Broom Grass

brooklike
brooklime
brooklimes
brookside
brooksides
brookweed
brookweeds
brool
brools
broom
broom-like
broom-weed
broom beard grass
broom closet
broom corn
broom grass (current term)
broom handle
broom palm
broom rape
broom sedge
broom snakeroot
broom snakeweed
broom tree
broom wagon
broomball
broomballer
broomballers
broomballs
broomcorn
broomcorn millet

Literary usage of Broom grass

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1. Ethnobotany of the Tewa Indians by Wilfred William Robbins, John Peabody Harrington, Barbara W. Freire-Marreco (1916)
"Tap'en\ta, ' broom grass' (tap'efii, broom; ta, grass). Bouteloua curtipendula. Mesquite Grass. This grass grows in the mountains, and Mexican peddlers ..."

2. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1889)
"Fert. ft. with 1 stamen, spikes in pairs or fours, hairs long, white, dense 7 2. Andropogon tener Kunth.; broom grass. 3. ..."

3. An Essay on Calcareous Manures by Edmund Ruffin (1852)
"In regard to broom-grass and pines, the change is not so sudden, or complete ; but still the soil will have been made manifestly unfriendly to both. ..."

4. British Farmer's Magazine (1850)
"This broom-grass is perfectly distinct from Bromus mollis, No. 22 ; it is also compounded with R. ..."

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