- one of a pair of dry membranous bracts at the base of the spikelet of grasses
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Botanyone of the characteristic chafflike bracts of the inflorescence of grasses, sedges, etc., esp. one of the pair of bracts at the base of a spikelet.
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glume /ɡluːm/ n
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