Bermuda grass

Bermuda grass

noun
a creeping grass, Cynodon dactylon, of southern Europe, grown in the southern U.S. and Bermuda for lawns and pastures.


Origin:
1800–10, Americanism

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Bermuda grass
 
n
scutch grass, Also called: wire grass a widely distributed grass, Cynodon dactylon, with wiry creeping rootstocks and several purplish spikes of flowers arising from a single point: used for lawns, pasturage, binding sand dunes, etc

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bermuda grass

(Cynodon dactylon), perennial grass of the family Poaceae that is native to the Mediterranean region.

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