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Definition of "brome" [brome]

  • Any of various grasses of the genus Bromus, native to temperate regions and including several weeds and ornamentals and some species important for forage. Also called bromegrass. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "brome" in a sentence
  • "It's proving a bad year for brome, which is increasingly moving off headlands into the main parts of fields."
  • "More difficult grassweeds such as brome are now widespread and blackgrass is relatively common, albeit in small patches."
  • "Curious sampler: Take a breath and get grip, brome slice."