from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See darnel.
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- n. Any of several species of tufted grasses of the genus, Lolium.
- n. A collection of plants of any of the species, as in a lawn or field.
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- n. any of several annual or perennial Eurasian grasses
Alteration of raygrass : ray, darnel (from Middle English rai, perhaps alteration of Old French ivraie, from Latin ēbriāca, from feminine of ēbriācus, drunk (from the plant's effects if ingested), from ēbrius; see inebriate) + grass.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
rye + grass (Wiktionary)