Bahia grass

noun

Ba·​hia grass bə-ˈhē-ə- How to pronounce Bahia grass (audio)
: a perennial tropical American grass (Paspalum notatum) used in the southern U.S. as a lawn grass

Examples of Bahia grass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Your Bahia grass lawn is going to turn a good green color again, but not until the days are consistently warm. Tom MacCubbin, Orlando Sentinel, 11 Feb. 2023

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Word History

Etymology

Bahia, state in Brazil

First Known Use

circa 1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Bahia grass was circa 1927

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“Bahia grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bahia%20grass. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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