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Saint Augustine grass

noun Saint Au·gus·tine grass \-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

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