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bent grass

any grass of the genus Agrostis, especially the redtop.
Origin of bent grass
1770-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • They were the last and highest, for after them the rough ling and bent-grass rolled across the haunts of the sheep and grouse.

    Johnstone of the Border Harold Bindloss
  • Now and then a hare will start among the bent-grass, while aloft the falcon rests poised on her mighty wing.

    Disturbed Ireland Bernard H. Becker
British Dictionary definitions for bent-grass

bent grass

any perennial grass of the genus Agrostis, esp A. tenuis, which has a spreading panicle of tiny flowers. Some species are planted for hay or in lawns Sometimes shortened to bent
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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