Culm

A monocotyledonous stem which is usually hollow except at the nodes or joints.

culm

(from the article `bamboo`) The woody, hollow aerial stems (culms) of bamboo grow in branching clusters from a thick underground stem (rhizome). The culms often form a dense ... ...many dicotyledons, but of fine, fibrous roots. Corms and bulbs are sometimes present and prop roots may develop from the lower nodes or joints of ... [2 r...
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culm

[n] - stem of plants of the Gramineae
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Culm

• (n.) The waste of the Pennsylvania anthracite mines, consisting of fine coal, dust, etc., and used as fuel. • (n.) The stalk or stem of grain and grasses (including the bamboo), jointed and usually hollow. • (n.) Mineral coal that is not bituminous; anthracite, especially when found in small masses.
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culm

<plant biology> An aerial stem (in grasses, sedges, rushes, etc.) which bears flowers. ... (06 Aug 1998) ...
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culm

noun stem of plants of the Gramineae
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Culm

[plant] Culm, in botanical context, originally referred to a stem of any type of plant. It is derived from the Latin word for `stalk` (culmus) and now specifically refers to the above-ground or aerial stems of grasses and sedges. ==Malting== In the production of malted grains the culms refer to the rootlets of the germinated grains. The cul...
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Culm

Culm (kŭlm) noun [ Latin culmus stalk, stem; akin to calamus . See Halm .] (Botany) The stalk or stem of grain and grasses (including the bamboo), jointed and usually hollow.
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Culm

Culm noun [ Perh. from W. cwlm knot or tie, applied to this species of coal, which is much found in balls or knots in some parts of Wales: confer Middle English culme smoke, soot.] (Min.) (a) Mineral coal that is not bituminous; anthracite, especially when found in small mas...
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Culm

a hollow or pithy slender stem such as is found in the grasses and sedges
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Culm

a hollow or pithy slender stem such as is found in the grasses and sedges
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Culm

Culm is a name given to mineral coal that is not bituminous especially when it is found in small masses or dust. The term culm is also applied to a kind of impure anthracite coal.
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Culm

In botany a culm is the jointed and usually hollow stem of grasses, generally herbaceous, but woody and tree-like in the bamboo.
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culm

in grasses, sedges, rushes, and some other monocotyledons, an aerial stem bearing the inflorescence; strictly, from the base of the plant to the lowest involucral bract (or base of the inflorescence).
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culm

stem of grass or sedge
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culm

the aerial stem of grasses, sedges, rushes and other monocots, bearing the cauline leaves and the inflorescence
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Culm

The hollow stem of grasses and bamboos.
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Culm

The stem of a grass or grasslike plant, especially one bearing an inflorescence.
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Culm

The stem of sedges and grasses, and similar plants.
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