Sudan grass

noun
Su·​dan grass | \ sü-ˈdan- How to pronounce Sudan grass (audio) , -ˈdän-\

Definition of Sudan grass

: a vigorous tall-growing annual sorghum grass (Sorghum sudanense synonym S. vulgare sudanense) widely grown for hay and fodder

First Known Use of Sudan grass

1911, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Sudan grass

the Sudan, region in Africa

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