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Definition 1: a genus of grasses of the family Gramineae that have burs - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for cenchrus in the sense of this definition

(cenchrus is a kind of ...) genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed

(cenchrus is a member of ...) a grass of the genus Cenchrus

(cenchrus is a member of ...) grass of the eastern United States and tropical America having spikelets enclosed in prickly burs

(... is a member of cenchrus) the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane

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