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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