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

Word History


alteration of quitch

First Known Use

1578, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of couch grass was in 1578

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“Couch grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/couch%20grass. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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couch grass


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