Agrostis

noun Agros·tis \ə-ˈgrä-stəs\

Definition of Agrostis

  1. :  a large and widely distributed genus of grasses having an open or contracted panicle with small one-flowered spikelets and including important pasture, hay, and lawn grasses — see bent 2d redtop

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Origin and Etymology of agrostis

New Latin, from Latin, couch grass, from Greek agrōstis, a grass


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