Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An Irish name for white or marsh bent, Agrostis vulgaris, var. alba, a common grass in pastures.

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

  • noun (Bot.) A species of creeping bent grass (Agrostis alba); -- called also fiorin grass.

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  • noun botany A species of creeping bentgrass (Agrostis alba).

Etymologies

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Compare Irish fiothran a sort of grass.

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