napier grass


na·pi·er grass

noun \ˈnā-pē-ər-\

Definition of NAPIER GRASS

:  a tall stout African perennial grass (Pennisetum purpureum) that resembles sugarcane and is widely grown for forage —called also elephant grass

Origin of NAPIER GRASS

Napier, town in South Africa
First Known Use: 1919

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