molasses grass

noun

Definition of molasses grass

: a valuable perennial forage grass (Melinis minutiflora) native to tropical Africa but widely cultivated and covered with hairs which secrete a sweet substance having the odor of molasses

called also candy grass

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“Molasses grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/molasses%20grass. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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