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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the tribus Poeae — the meadow-grasses, bluegrasses and related grasses.

Etymologies

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

Examples

  • Dia mundial do bambolê, aka World Hoop Day, in Poa, Brazil.

    Hooping.org | Blog | Dia mundial do bambolê

  • "Often a weed grass called Poa annua establishes, and the bare areas then turn into what looks like nicely mowed golf courses, mowed by rabbits."

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  • Ephemeroids such as Poa bulbosa, Carex pachystilis and species such as Artemisia cina, A. serotina, Phlomis salicifolia, and Cousinia syrdariensis are characteristic.

    Alai-Western Tian Shan steppe

  • The small remaining areas of coastal tussocks, such as Poa astonii, provide habitat for several species with limited distributions including an endemic chafer beetle, Prodontria praelatella.

    Southland temperate forests

  • _ The "Poa" belongs to this order, yielding that kind of grass cloth fibre, now abundantly imported into England from the

    Himalayan Journals — Complete

  • Hei Poa Monoi Beauty Oil,heipoa.com Douglas Hannant launched a new version of Fracas for Robert Piguet this spring.

    From Scent to Sun Bed, Perfecting Poolside Chic

  • The first oil I ever used—and still love—is Hei Poa Monoi Beauty Oil.

    From Scent to Sun Bed, Perfecting Poolside Chic

  • Ms. Wall notes that at some remote point in the past — it's not clear when — ancient forests and canebrakes were cleared and the good soil seeded with Poa pratensis, or bluegrass, which is not blue but is very good fodder.

    Behind the Bluegrass

  • From other opposition parties there are Tony Tan, Hazel Poa and Benjamin Pwee, who had benefitted from government scholarships and served in the Administrative Service.

    A New Wind Blows in the Lion City

  • Principle communities include tussock grasslands of Stipa spp. and xerophytic cushion grasses of Poa spp. interspersed with bushes of Schinus magellanicus and Condalia microphilia, among other species.

    Península Valdés, Argentina

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