barn yard grass

barnyard grass

noun
a weedy, coarse grass, Echinochloa crus-galli, having a spikelike cluster of flowers.
Also called barn grass.


Origin:
1835–45, Americanism

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barnyard grass

noun
a coarse annual panic grass; a cosmopolitan weed; occasionally used for hay or grazing 
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