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lovegrass

[luhv-gras, -grahs] /ˈlʌvˌgræs, -ˌgrɑs/
noun
1.
any grass of the genus Eragrostis, as E. curvula (weeping lovegrass) and E. trichodes (sand lovegrass) cultivated as forage and ground cover.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705; love + grass
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Encyclopedia Article for love grass

any of the tufted annual and perennial grasses of the genus Eragrostis (family Poaceae). About 250 species are native to tropical and temperate regions of the world

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