buffel grass

noun buf·fel grass \ˈbəfəl-\

Definition of buffel grass

  1. :  an erect tussock-forming perennial bur grass (Pennisetum cenchroides) used especially in Australia and southern Africa for pasture and forage

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Origin and Etymology of buffel grass

partial translation of Afrikaans buffelgras, from buffel buffalo (from Middle Dutch, from Middle French buffle) + gras grass — more at buff


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