panic grass

noun
pan·​ic grass | \ ˈpa-nik- How to pronounce panic grass (audio) \

Definition of panic grass

: any of various grasses (Panicum and related genera) including some important forage and cereal grasses

First Known Use of panic grass

1597, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for panic grass

Middle English panik, from Latin panicum foxtail millet, from panus stalk of a panicle

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