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crabgrass

noun crab·grass \ˈkrab-ˌgras\

: a thick type of grass that often grows and spreads quickly in places where it is not wanted

Full Definition of CRABGRASS

:  a grass (especially Digitaria sanguinalis) that has creeping or decumbent stems which root freely at the nodes and that is often a pest in turf or cultivated lands

First Known Use of CRABGRASS

1743
CRABGRASS Defined for Kids

crabgrass

noun crab·grass \ˈkrab-ˌgras\

Definition of CRABGRASS for Kids

:  a weedy grass with coarse stems that root at the joints

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