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redtop

[red-top] /ˈrɛdˌtɒp/
noun
1.
any of several grasses of the genus Agrostis having reddish panicles, as A. gigantea, widely cultivated for lawns and pasturage.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95, Americanism; red1 + top1
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Examples from the web for redtop
  • Panicle resembles redtop at first glance but has two or more florets to spikelet.
  • redtop is seldom seeded alone, except for temporary cover.

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