angleton grass

noun
an·​gle·​ton grass | \ ˈaŋgəltən-, -tᵊn- \

Definition of angleton grass

: a grass (Andropogon nodosus) native to the Old World tropics and introduced in the West Indies having one or two racemes with the spikelets closely overlapping

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First Known Use of angleton grass

1926, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for angleton grass

probably from Angleton, Texas, where it was introduced

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“Angleton grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angleton%20grass. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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