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Bermuda grass

noun
1.
a creeping grass, Cynodon dactylon, of southern Europe, grown in the southern U.S. and Bermuda for lawns and pastures.
Also called Bahama grass, scutch grass.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10, Americanism
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Bermuda grass

noun
1.
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 Also called scutch grass, wire grass
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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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