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

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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Cite this Entry

“Bahia grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bahia%20grass. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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