Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A small genus of grasses, low creeping perennials, with digitate, one-sided spikes: so named from its sharp-pointed under-ground shoots. The chief species is C. Dactylon, the well-known and widely distributed Bermuda grass.
  • noun In zoology, a genus of apparently canine fossil mammals, of uncertain position.

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

  • noun a genus of creeping perennial grasses of tropical and southern Africa.

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

  • noun creeping perennial grasses of tropical and southern Africa

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Examples

  • The large greens are planted with bent grass, fairways with kikuyu, first cut with cynodon then flowing into the natural veldt grasses of the surrounds.

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