Definition of Graminaceous plant
1. Noun. Cosmopolitan herbaceous or woody plants with hollow jointed stems and long narrow leaves.
Group relationships: Family Graminaceae, Family Gramineae, Family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, Grass Family, Poaceae
Specialized synonyms: Grass, Saccharum Officinarum, Sugar Cane, Sugarcane, Reed, Bamboo
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Graminaceous Plant
Literary usage of Graminaceous plant
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1. Report of the Illinois State Entomologist Concerning Operations Under the by Illinois State Entomologist (1905)
"The structure suggested the leaves of a graminaceous plant, possibly corn. No. 2. Another specimen, an adult female, collected from a milkweed in the field ..."
2. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia by Royal Society of South Australia (1878)
"... Abyssinica (Linn.,) or Teft, a graminaceous plant, which is cultivated for its grain up to the present day in Abyssinia. This discovery favours the ..."
3. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"... and is used in Guiana for ornaments, such из necklaces, &t;.] [Tills singular tenu, Job's tears, is applied to the stony fruits of a graminaceous plant, ..."
4. A Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences by Richard Dennis Hoblyn (1865)
"An indigenous graminaceous plant, which affords an excellent grain, somewhat resembling rice, and is used by the Indians for food.] [ZIZYPHUS. ..."
5. The Rothamsted Memoirs on Agricultural Science by Rothamsted Experimental Station, Joseph Henry Gilbert, John Bennet Lawes (1893)
"... but the prevalence of one graminaceous plant over another, the tendency to leafy or stemmy growth, and the relative condition of ripeness, ..."