Definition of Alopecurus
: a genus of grasses found in temperate regions and having slender culms, flat leaves, and soft spikes — see meadow foxtail
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Origin and Etymology of alopecurus
New Latin, from Greek alōpekouros beard grass (Polypogon monspeliensis), from alōpek-, alōpēx fox + -ouros -urous
First Known Use: circa 1763
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