Glume (?), n. [L. gluma hull, husk, fr. glubere to bark or peel: cf. F. glume or gloume.] Bot.
The bracteal covering of the flowers or seeds of grain and grasses; esp., an outer husk or bract of a spikelet.
© Webster 1913.
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