American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of certain grasses of the genus Digitaria, especially D. sanguinalis or D. ischaemum, widely naturalized in North America.
- n. botany A member of the genus Digitaria, a grass of tropical to temperate climates, and a major pest of lawns in such climates, mainly from their invasive habits and the fact they die off in the fall and winter, leaving ugly bare patches.
- n. grasses with creeping stems that root freely; a pest in lawns
- crab + grass (Wiktionary)
“Beside the Dumpster in the crabgrass was a pallet stacked with new asphalt shingles.”
“Pre-emergent weed killers are especially effective on annual weeds, such as crabgrass and annual bluegrass.”
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“Other plants also are "totally tied up with our culture," he says, even reviled weeds like dandelions, once considered a decorative herb, and noxious grasses such as crabgrass and quackgrass, used to fuel the engines of commerce - horses and mules.”
“One of the trailers had Christmas decorations laid flat in its crabgrass yard.”
“The fields were dusty and thick with crabgrass, the outfield fence was temporary and collapsing, the umpires teenaged and ambivalent.”
“Off the sidewalk onto the crabgrass lawn of the schoolhouse, Boland scowls at the building.”
“These computer-modulated binders will stop time, crabgrass, back hair, whatever you've got, but considering they are a $12,625 option, they ought to.”
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