Definition of carpet grass
1 : a tropical American pasture grass (Axonopus affinis) having broad leaves and flat prostrate stems and being useful for lawns in mild climates and also as a sand binder —called also Louisiana grass
2 : smut grass
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Origin and Etymology of carpet grass
so called from the carpetlike smoothness of its turf
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