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    • A genus of grasses, such as the timothy…
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phleum definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of grasses, such as the timothy (Phleum pratense), that will be highly respected for hay; cat's tail lawn.
    • A genus of grasses regarding the tribe Agrostideæ, types of the subtribe Phleoideæ, and characterized by the thick cylindrical or ovoid increase, because of the vacant glumes wingless, mucronate, or short-awned, and much longer than the flowering one.
    • grasses indigenous to temperate regions
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