glume

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EtymologyEdit

The term comes from the Latin gluma, meaning "husk of grain". It can also be seen in the French 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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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

glume f

  1. plural form of gluma
Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 19:29