love grass


Definition of love grass

: any of a genus (Eragrostis) of grasses that resemble the bluegrasses but have flattened spikelets and deciduous lemmas

Examples of love grass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In dunes, bogs, and heathlands, home to species adapted to a lack of nitrogen, plant diversity has decreased as nitrogen-loving grasses, shrubs, and trees move in. Erik Stokstad, Science | AAAS, 4 Dec. 2019 Pennsylvania sedge and purple love grass work great. David Walters, The Cut, 24 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of love grass

1702, in the meaning defined above

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“Love grass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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