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

  • n. A Eurasian grass (Dactylis glomerata) widely planted in pastures.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a tall coarse grass (Dactylis glomerata), introduced into the United States from Europe. It grows usually in shady places, and is of value for forage and hay.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A tall-growing meadow-grass, Dactylis glomerata. See cocksfoot and Dactylis, and cut in next column.

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

  • n. widely grown stout Old World hay and pasture grass

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