(esp of parasitic fungi) living on grass
[gram-uh-niv-er-uh s] /ˌgræm əˈnɪv ər əs/ adjective 1. feeding or subsisting on grass: a graminivorous bird. /ˌɡræmɪˈnɪvərəs/ adjective 1. (of animals) feeding on grass adj. “feeding on grass,” 1739, from gramini-, comb. form of Latin gramen (genitive graminis) “grass, fodder,” which perhaps ultimately is cognate with English grass, + -vorous.
/ˌɡræmɪˈnɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. the branch of botany concerned with the study of grasses noun the study of grasses Word Origin Latin gramen ‘grass’ + -ology ‘study of’
/ˈɡræmɪdʒ/ noun 1. the weight of paper expressed as grams per square metre
gram-ion n. The weight in grams of an ion that is equal to the sum of the atomic weights of the atoms making up the ion.