redtop

noun
red·​top | \ ˈred-ˌtäp How to pronounce redtop (audio) \

Definition of redtop

: any of several grasses (genus Agrostis) with usually reddish panicles especially : a Eurasian grass (A. alba synonym A. gigantea) grown in eastern North America as forage and lawn grass

First Known Use of redtop

1792, in the meaning defined above

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“Redtop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/redtop. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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