poa

noun \ˈpōə\

Definition of poa

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of grasses that are widely distributed in temperate and arctic regions and have open panicles with 2- to 6-flowered spikelets on which the upper scales exceed the empty ones — see kentucky bluegrass, wire grass

  2. 2 plural -s :  any grass of the genus Poa

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Origin and Etymology of poa

New Latin, from Greek, grass; akin to Greek pidax spring, Lithuanian pieva meadow


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