love grass

noun

: 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 He's bred to love grass. Star Tribune, 8 June 2021 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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Word History

First Known Use

1702, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of love grass was in 1702

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“Love grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/love%20grass. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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