from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A widely cultivated Eurasian grass (Agrostis gigantea) having reddish flower clusters.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A kind of grass (Agrostis vulgaris) highly valued in the United States for pasturage and hay for cattle.
- n. Species of the genus Agrostis, the bentgrasses.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of grass (Agrostis vulgaris) highly valued in the United States for pasturage and hay for cattle; -- called also English grass, and in some localities herd's grass. See Illustration in Appendix. The tall redtop is Triodia seslerioides.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of bent-grass, Agrostis vulgaris (A. alba, var. vulgaris).
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