glume

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The term comes from the Latin gluma, meaning "husk of grain". The root can also be seen in the Latin verb, glubere meaning "to peel".

Noun[edit]

glume (plural glumes)

  1. (botany) a basal, membranous, outer sterile husk or bract in the flowers of grasses (Poaceae) and sedges (Cyperaceae)

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

glume f

  1. plural form of gluma