dog grass

noun

variants or less commonly dog's grass

Word History

Etymology

so called from its being eaten by sick dogs

First Known Use

1597, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of dog grass was in 1597

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“Dog grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dog%20grass. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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