quack grass

quack grass

noun Inland North and North Midland U.S.
a couch grass, Agropyron repens, a pernicious weed in cultivated fields.

Origin:
1810–20

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quack grass
 
n
another name for couch grass
 
[C19: a variant of quick grass]

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