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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A perennial grass (Agrostis gigantea) with reddish spikelets, native to Eurasia and widely cultivated for forage.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A kind of bent-grass, Agrostis vulgaris (A. alba, var. vulgaris).

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

  • noun (Bot.) A kind of grass (Agrostis vulgaris) highly valued in the United States for pasturage and hay for cattle; -- called also English grass, and in some localities herd's grass. See Illustration in Appendix. The tall redtop is Triodia seslerioides.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uncountable A kind of grass (Agrostis vulgaris) highly valued in the United States for pasturage and hay for cattle.
  • noun countable Species of the genus Agrostis, the bentgrasses.

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