Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A general name for grasses of the genus Poa; chiefly, however, the larger and more useful species. See Spear-grass.

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

  • noun Any of various grasses that thrive in the presence of abundant moisture, especially those of the genus Poa, common in meadows, and of great value for hay and for pasture. See grass.

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

  • noun any of various grasses that thrive in the presence of abundant moisture
  • noun any of various grasses that thrive in the presence of abundant moisture

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Examples

  • Of meadowgrass and riverflags, the bulrush and waterweed, and of fallen griefs of weeping willow.

    Finnegans Wake

  • They ran up the creek bank, across a gravel bed, and onto meadowgrass where thickets converged ahead of them.

    The Gates of Thorbardin

  • They ran up the creek bank, across a gravel bed, and onto meadowgrass where thickets converged ahead of them.

    The Gates of Thorbardin

  • They ran up the creek bank, across a gravel bed, and onto meadowgrass where thickets converged ahead of them.

    The Gates of Thorbardin

  • A few, already awned, stood above their fellows, waving like palms-meadowgrass, fescue, foxtail, brome-grass -- each slender stalk crowned with a tuft.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • A few, already awned, stood above their fellows, waving like palms-meadowgrass, fescue, foxtail, brome-grass -- each slender stalk crowned with a tuft.

    The Ink-Stain (Tache d'encre) — Complete

  • Most growers will be keen to get an autumn spray on, as it reduces workload in spring and gives a much better result on annual meadowgrass, so fingers crossed the weather will allow us a break.

    FWi - All News

  • With IPU gone, applications against meadowgrass must be made when the weed is small - at three leaves or less.

    FWi - All News

  • The approach to meadowgrass control will change this year.

    FWi - All News

  • We are now looking to target meadowgrass with a different approach to IPU and are looking to recommend Liberator (DFF + flufenacet) + pendimethalin at the peri-emergence / early post emergence stage.

    FWi - All News

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