from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Several species of wheat-grass, Agropyron, are of settled agricultural value. The common couch-grass, Agropyron repens, is a good hay-grass, despite its tenacity as a weed.
- n. A. pseudorepens, the false couch-grass of the Great Plains, is a softer plant than the last and is hence better suited to cultivation for hay.
- n. The couch-or quitch-grass, Agropyrum repens; also, any wild grass of the genus Agropyrum or Triticum.
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- n. a grass of the genus Agropyron
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