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Saint Augustine grass

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noun Saint Au·gus·tine grass \-ˈȯ-gə-ˌstēn-\

Definition of Saint Augustine grass

  1. :  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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