couch grass

noun
\ ˈkau̇ch- How to pronounce couch grass (audio) , ˈküch- How to pronounce couch grass (audio) \

Definition of couch grass

2 : any of several grasses that resemble quack grass in spreading by creeping rhizomes

First Known Use of couch grass

1578, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for couch grass

alteration of quitch

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“Couch grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/couch%20grass. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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