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Glume



[gloom] /glum/

noun, Botany.
1.
one of the characteristic chafflike bracts of the inflorescence of grasses, sedges, etc., especially one of the pair of bracts at the base of a spikelet.
/ɡluːm/
noun
1.
(botany) one of a pair of dry membranous bracts at the base of the spikelet of grasses
2.
the bract beneath each flower in a sedge or related plant
glume
(glm)
One of the two chaffy bracts at the base of a grass spikelet.

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