Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A panic grass (Panicum virgatum) native to North America and used as rangeland forage and hay.

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  • n. A tall North American perennial grass, Panicum virgatum, used as forage and to make hay.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Alteration (influenced by switch) of quitch grass.

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