from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British Orchard grass.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The orchard-grass, Dactylis glomerata, tall and coarse, but valuable for hay, and growing well in the shade: so called from the dense branches of the one-sided panicle. It is native in Europe, but widely naturalized in other temperate countries.
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- n. widely grown stout Old World hay and pasture grass
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