Holcus

noun Hol·cus \ˈhälkəs\

Definition of Holcus

  1. :  a genus of Old World grasses widely naturalized in America with velvety pubescence and deciduous spikelets — see velvet grass

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Origin and Etymology of holcus

New Latin, from Latin, wall barley (Hordeum murinum), from Greek holkos wall barley, furrow — more at sulcus


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