crested wheatgrass


: either of two Eurasian grasses (Agropyron cristatum or A. desertorum synonym A. sibiricum) that are grown in the U.S. for forage and for erosion control

Word History

First Known Use

1923, in the meaning defined above

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“Crested wheatgrass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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