angleton grass

noun

an·​gle·​ton grass
ˈaŋgəltən-,
-tᵊn-
: 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

Word History

Etymology

probably from Angleton, Texas, where it was introduced

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of angleton grass was in 1926

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“Angleton grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angleton%20grass. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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