Dallis grass


Dal·​lis grass ˈda-ləs- How to pronounce Dallis grass (audio)
: a tall tufted tropical South American perennial grass (Paspalum dilatatum) introduced as a pasture and forage grass in the southern U.S.

Word History


A. T. Dallis, 19th century American farmer

First Known Use

1907, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Dallis grass was in 1907

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“Dallis grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dallis%20grass. Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

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