festuca

festuca

[fe-stoo-kuh, -styoo-]
noun
any grass of the genus Festuca, chiefly characterized by tufted blades and spikelets, comprising the fescues.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin (Linnaeus), Latin; see fescue

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