Rhode Island bent

Rhode Island bent

noun
a European pasture grass, Agrostis tenuis, naturalized in North America, having red flower clusters.

Origin:
1780–90, Americanism

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rhode island bent

noun
common grass with slender stems and narrow leaves [syn: velvet bent
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