Dallis grass

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Dal·​lis grass | \ ˈda-ləs- How to pronounce Dallis grass (audio) \

Definition of Dallis grass

: a tall tufted tropical South American perennial grass (Paspalum dilatatum) introduced as a pasture and forage grass in the southern U.S.

First Known Use of Dallis grass

1907, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Dallis grass

A. T. Dallis, 19th century American farmer

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“Dallis grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dallis%20grass. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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