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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A mat-forming perennial grass (Cynodon dactylon) widespread in warm regions and important as a lawn and pasturage grass in the southern United States. It is also common as a weed. Also called scutch grass.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A perennial grass, of the genus Cynodon, native to Africa and Asia, used in warm areas of the world for pasture, lawn and making hay

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A kind of grass (Cynodon Dactylon) esteemed for pasture in the Southern United States. It is a native of Southern Europe, but is now wide-spread in warm countries; -- called also scutch grass, and in Bermuda, devil grass.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • etc. See the nouns.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. trailing grass native to Europe now cosmopolitan in warm regions; used for lawns and pastures especially in southern United States and India

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