pangola grass

noun
pan·​go·​la grass | \ pan-ˈgō-lə- How to pronounce pangola grass (audio) , paŋ- \

Definition of pangola grass

: a rapid-growing perennial grass (Digitaria decumbens) of southern Africa that has been introduced into the southern U.S. as a pasture grass

First Known Use of pangola grass

1948, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pangola grass

alteration of Pongola grass, from the Pongola River, South Africa

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“Pangola grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pangola%20grass. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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