Bahia grass

Ba·​hia grass | \ bə-ˈhē-ə- How to pronounce Bahia grass (audio) \

Definition of Bahia grass

: a perennial tropical American grass (Paspalum notatum) used in the southern U.S. as a lawn grass

First Known Use of Bahia grass

circa 1927, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bahia grass

Bahia, state in Brazil

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“Bahia grass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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