meadow fescue


: a tall vigorous broad-leaved European fescue grass (Festuca pratensis) cultivated for forage and hay

Word History

First Known Use

1762, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of meadow fescue was in 1762

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“Meadow fescue.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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