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

  • n. A tall South American perennial grass (Paspalum dilatatum) grown for pasturage in the southern United States.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a tall tufted perennial tropical American grass (Paspalum dilatatum) naturalized as pasture and forage grass in the southern U.S.

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

  • n. tall tufted perennial tropical American grass naturalized as pasture and forage grass in southern United States
  • n. tall tufted perennial tropical American grass naturalized as pasture and forage grass in southern United States

Etymologies

Probably alteration of Dallas , Texas.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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