Rhodes grass

noun
\ ˈrōdz- How to pronounce Rhodes grass (audio) \

Definition of Rhodes grass

: an African perennial grass (Chloris gayana) widely cultivated as a forage grass especially in dry regions

First Known Use of Rhodes grass

1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Rhodes grass

after Cecil J. rhodes

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“Rhodes grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rhodes%20grass. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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