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Dallis grass

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noun Dal·lis grass \ˈda-ləs-\

Definition of Dallis grass

  1. :  a tall tufted tropical South American perennial grass (Paspalum dilatatum) introduced as a pasture and forage grass in the southern United States



Origin of dallis grass

A. T. Dallis, 19th century American farmer


First Known Use: 1907


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