Definition of brome in English:

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Pronunciation: /brəʊm/


[mass noun]
An oat-like grass which is sometimes grown for fodder or ornamental purposes.
  • Genus Bromus, family Gramineae.
Example sentences
  • After moving to their present farm in 2000 they tilled the ground and seeded it to perennial ryegrass, Alyce white clover, brome and meadow fescue, with annual ryegrass as a cover crop.
  • The most common cool-season grasses are orchard grass, smooth brome, meadow brome and creeping foxtail.
  • The majority of their diet should be free-choice grass hays such as timothy, orchard grass or brome.


Mid 18th century: from modern Latin Bromus, from Greek bromos 'oat'.

Words that rhyme with brome

chrome, comb, Crome, dome, foam, gnome, holm, Holme, hom, home, Jerome, loam, Nome, ohm, om, roam, Rome, tome

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