Mitchell grass

noun
Mitch·​ell grass | \ ˈmichəl- \

Definition of Mitchell grass

: any of several Australian grasses of the genus Astrebla with flowering spikes resembling wheat

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History and Etymology for Mitchell grass

probably after Thomas L. Mitchell †1855 Scottish explorer in Australia

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“Mitchell grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mitchell%20grass. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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