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glume

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EtymologyEdit

The term comes from the Latin gluma, meaning "husk of grain". The root can also be seen in the Latin verb, glubere meaning "to peel".

NounEdit

glume (plural glumes)

  1. (botany) a basal, membranous, outer sterile husk or bract in the flowers of grasses (Poaceae) and sedges (Cyperaceae)

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NounEdit

glume f

  1. plural form of gluma