Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any grass of the genus Poa.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of grasses, including a great number of species, as the kinds called meadow grass, Kentucky blue grass, June grass, and spear grass (which see).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of grasses of the tribe Festuceæ and subtribe Eufestuceæ, characterized by the commonly two-to six-flowered spikelets in a lax panicle, the smooth grain free from the palets, and the keeled and obtuse awnless flowering glume with five nerves converging at the apex.

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

  • n. chiefly perennial grasses of cool temperate regions

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek πóa (poa, "fodder"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • U.S. Open, calling the poa annua putting surfaces "awful," then was equally frustrated when he averaged 30 putts per round at the AT&T National.

    chicagotribune.com - Sports

  • Well-known for his disdain for the long rounds, the inclusion of amateurs, and the winter poa annua greens, Woods, for the last several years, has been loath to return to the tournament, where he was once quoted something to the tune of "I see the greens are up to their old tricks again."

    Barry Salberg: Swinging With the Swells in Monterey

  • Johney scroat locked up for Section 4 poa (threatened a pcso with violence) pleaded to an obstruct (on a plate from the CPS), and was fined less than 200 pounds.

    The Revolving Door System. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • I want to know the address of this woman so I can arrest her for section4 poa. on April 19, 2009 at 10: 56 am anon1

    Policeman killed - NO STORY. Woman slapped - BIG STORY. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • On January 3rd 2009, poa wrote: robert is ssssssseeeeeeeexxxxxxxxyyyyyyyy and the chick is not good for him hes too good for her and soo is joe they are soo dumb for liking her

    Camilla Belle Cheating On Joe Jonas With Robert Pattinson?

  • Should have said the s. 5 poa crime was racially motivated. on September 10, 2007 at 7: 07 pm | Reply Bob notellin - if the changes change what they have changed, more commonly known as turning turtle, are they ‘Resistant to Change’.

    The Sky Above Was Candy « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Asahara started to preach Judeo-Christian visions of Armageddon and the Tibetan Buddhist concept of poa, which sanctions killing evil beings to free them from bad karma.

    Crushing The Cult Of Doom

  • Complicating matters, there are at least three different common types of grass on greens (bent, Bermuda and poa annua), and each reacts differently to the insult of a ball falling from the sky.

    Tearing Up the Green

  • It got its name from the Kusa grass (the/poa cynosuroides/); and its ruins are still extant, near Kusiah, 180 N.W. from Patna;

    A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms

  • "Tu-poa, do I have to tell you again?" he demanded.

    Blockade, Lepso

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