from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

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  • noun bentgrass

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

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


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From the New Latin genus name, Agrostis.



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