Eragrostis

noun
Er·​a·​gros·​tis | \ ˌerəgrästə̇s \

Definition of Eragrostis

: a genus of grasses resembling the bluegrasses but having flattened spikelets and deciduous lemmas

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History and Etymology for Eragrostis

New Latin, from Greek eros love + agrōstis, a kind of grass

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“Eragrostis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eragrostis. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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