orchard grass

orchard grass

noun
a weedy grass, Dactylis glomerata, often grown for pastures.
Also called cock's foot.


Origin:
1755–65

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orchard grass

(Dactylis glomerata), perennial pasture, hay, and forage grass of the family Poaceae. It has flat leaf blades and open, irregular, stiff-branched panicles (flower clusters)

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