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Definition of "grama" [grama]

  • Any of various grasses of the genus Bouteloua of western North America and South America, forming dense tufts or mats and often used as pasturage. (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 "grama" in a sentence
  • "The word grama, which means "village" in later Sanskrit, in the RgVeda meant basically a "group" of people."
  • "We rested above an hour in the cool shade, while our horses refreshed themselves on the "grama" that grew luxuriantly around."
  • "There was plenty of the "grama" grass growing along the banks of the rivulet, and that with the water was all they cared for to make them contented and happy."