noun Dac·ty·lis \ˈdaktələ̇s\

Definition of Dactylis

  1. :  a genus of two or three perennial chiefly Eurasian grasses having the 2- to 6-flowered spikelets arranged in a one-sided panicle — see orchard grass

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Origin and Etymology of dactylis

New Latin, from Greek daktylos finger; from its fingerlike spikelets

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