chewings fescue

noun, often capitalized C
chew·​ings fescue | \ ˈchüiŋz, -u̇i- \

Definition of chewings fescue

: a perennial pasture and turf grass (Festuca rubra commutata) closely related to red fescue but producing a closer firmer sod and tolerating partial shade

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History and Etymology for chewings fescue

after Charles Chewings †1937 Australian scientist

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“Chewings fescue.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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