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  • n. A species of creeping bentgrass (Agrostis alba).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

Etymologies

Compare Irish fiothran a sort of grass. (Wiktionary)

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