glume

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gluma (husk of grain). The root can also be seen in glubere (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 of gluma