from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a genus of creeping perennial grasses of tropical and southern Africa.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small genus of grasses, low creeping perennials, with digitate, one-sided spikes: so named from its sharp-pointed under-ground shoots. The chief species is C. Dactylon, the well-known and widely distributed Bermuda grass.
- n. In zoology, a genus of apparently canine fossil mammals, of uncertain position.
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- n. creeping perennial grasses of tropical and southern Africa
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