from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several coarse, sod-forming grasses of the chiefly New World genus Axonopus, especially A. affinis, cultivated for turf and pasture in warm humid regions.

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  • n. Any of the genus Axonopus of American tropical and subtropical grasses, some of which are rhizomatous.

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

  • n. grass native to West Indies but common in southern United States having tufted wiry stems often infested with a dark fungus


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