See also: Panicum
New Latin, from the genus name.
panicum (plural panicums)
- Any of the genus Panicum of tropical grasses.
2008 January 18, Steve Bailey, “A Weekend Home That’s Straight Out of a Dream”, in New York Times:
- And his property might remind someone of the dunes of the East End of Long Island: nine acres of artfully placed native grasses like panicum and schizachyrium and meadow plants like rudbeckia and asters.
From pānus (“ear of millet”).