Aegilops

AEgilops

[AE]g"i*lops\, n. [L. aegilopis, Gr. ?, fr. ?, gen. ?, goat + ? eye.]

1. (Med.) An ulcer or fistula in the inner corner of the eye.

2. (Bot.) (a) The great wild-oat grass or other cornfield weed. --Crabb. (b) A genus of plants, called also hardgrass.
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