sward


sward

noun \ˈswrd\

: an area of land covered with grass

Full Definition of SWARD

1
:  a portion of ground covered with grass
2
:  the grassy surface of land
sward·ed \ˈswr-dəd\ adjective

Origin of SWARD

Middle English, from Old English sweard, swearth skin, rind; akin to Middle High German swart skin, hide
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Agriculture/Gardening Terms

fallow, graft, heirloom, loam, potash, soilage, swath, tilth, windfall

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