herd's–grass

noun
variants: less commonly

herd grass

Definition of herd's–grass

plural

herd's–grasses

  1. 1 :  timothy

  2. 2 [so called from its being frequently sown in mixtures with timothy] :  redtop 1

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Origin and Etymology of herd's–grass

after John Herd, who in 1700 found timothy growing in New Hampshire


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