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grāmen , ĭnis, n. Sanscr. root gar-, to swallow; Gr. βορ- in βιβρώσκω, βορά; Lat. -vorus, in carnivorus, vorare, etc.; hence, fuller root gras-; Gr. γράστις; Lat. grāmen for gras-men; cf. Germ. Gras; Engl. grass,
I.grass (cf.: herba, faenum, cespes, glaeba).
(β). Plur.: “tondere gramina,Lucr. 2, 660; Hor. C. 4, 7, 1; 4, 1, 39; Verg. E. 10, 29; id. G. 1, 56; 2, 200 et saep.—
II. Transf., a plant, herb.
B. In partic., dog's-grass, couch-grass, Plin. 24, 19, 118, § 178 sq.
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