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

  • n. Any of several weedy African grasses of the genus Eleusine, having usually digitately grouped spikes and flattened spikelets. Also called goose grass.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a low-growing grass (Eleusine Indica) having digitate spikes. It is common in dooryards, and like places, especially in the Southern United States. Called also crab grass.

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

  • n. coarse annual grass having fingerlike spikes of flowers; native to Old World tropics; a naturalized weed elsewhere


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