Saint Augustine grass

noun Saint Au·gus·tine grass \ -ˈȯ-gə-ˌstēn- \

Definition of Saint Augustine grass

: a tropical perennial grass (Stenotaphrum secundatum) that has much-branched creeping stems and is used as a lawn grass and sand binder especially in the southern U.S.

Origin and Etymology of saint augustine grass

probably from St. Augustine, Florida


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