: a genus of mostly perennial grasses chiefly of warm regions having flat leaves and spikelets in several rows on secund spikes see ditch millet, joint grass
paspalum plural paspalums : any grass of the genus Paspalum

Word History


New Latin, from Greek paspalos millet; probably akin to Greek palē fine meal, dust—

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“Paspalum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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