from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A handsome but ill-smelling and nearly worthless grass, Eragrostis major, native in Europe and Asia and widely introduced in waste and cultivated, chiefly sandy, lands in the United States. Also called candy-grass, skunk-grass, and pungent meadow-grass. This name is also given to the similar but smaller species E. Eragrostis.


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