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St. Augustine grass

noun
1.
a low, mat-forming grass, Stenotaphrum secundatum, of the southern U.S. and tropical America, that is cultivated as a lawn grass.
Also called buffalo grass.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; after St. Augustine, Florida
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