from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several annual or perennial grasses of the genus Eragrostis, some of which are cultivated for their delicate, spraylike flower-spikes.
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- n. Any of several grasses, of the genus Eragrostis, grown as a forage crop or to protect against erosion
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any grass of the genus Eragrostis.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of various grasses of the genus Eragrostis; specially useful for forage and for the prevention of erosion
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