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  • n. bentgrass

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of grasses, including species called in common language bent grass. Some of them, as redtop (Agrostis vulgaris), are valuable pasture grasses.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A large genus of grasses, distributed over the globe, and valuable especially for pasturage.

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

  • n. annual or perennial grasses cosmopolitan in northern hemisphere: bent grass (so named from `bent' meaning an area of unfenced grassland)

Etymologies

From the New Latin genus name, Agrostis. (Wiktionary)

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