Saint Augustine grass


Saint Au·gus·tine grass

noun \-ˈ-gə-ˌstēn-\

Definition of SAINT AUGUSTINE GRASS

:  a tropical perennial grass (Stenotaphrum secundatum) that has much-branched creeping stems and is used as a lawn grass and sand binder especially in the southern United States

Origin of SAINT AUGUSTINE GRASS

probably from St. Augustine, Florida
First Known Use: 1900

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: Saint Austin's summer
Previous Word in the Dictionary: Saint Anthony's fire
All Words Near: Saint Augustine grass

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up Saint Augustine grass? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More