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synonyms for glume

  • chaff
  • pod
  • rind
  • aril
  • bark
  • case
  • hull
  • outside
  • shell
  • shuck
  • skin
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antonyms for glume

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  • center
  • inside
  • interior
  • middle
  • core
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How to use glume in a sentence

In both the fruits fall out freely from the glume, and in the latter the awns are three-pronged and shorter than the grain.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, PART 1, SLICE 3VARIOUS
The flowering glume is divided at the tip, and provided with a long, bent, twisted bristle.
FIELD AND WOODLAND PLANTSWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
Flowers all perfect; flowering glume bifid, short-awned between the teeth.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Flowering glume and palet herbaceous, the former (anterior) convex, long-awned from the apex.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Outer glumes unequal, often bristle-pointed; the flowering glume tipped with three awns; the palet much smaller.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Flower coriaceous; the glume rounded on the back, acute or awned at the apex.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Grain adherent to the involving glume (whence the name, an ancient one for some grain, from , to roll up).
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
The upper thin chaffy or hyaline bract which with the glume encloses the flower in Grasses.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Notice the remarkably long squamul or hypogynous scales, which here nearly equal the glume in length.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
The first glume is longer than the second glume, very acute or acuminate.
A HANDBOOK OF SOME SOUTH INDIAN GRASSESRAI BAHADUR K. RANGA ACHARIYAR
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WORDS RELATED TO GLUME

  • aril
  • bark
  • case
  • chaff
  • glume
  • hull
  • outside
  • pod
  • rind
  • shell
  • shuck
  • skin
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