crested wheatgrass

noun

Definition of 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

First Known Use of crested wheatgrass

1923, in the meaning defined above

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“Crested wheatgrass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crested%20wheatgrass. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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