redtop

noun

red·​top ˈred-ˌtäp How to pronounce redtop (audio)
: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1792, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of redtop was in 1792

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“Redtop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/redtop. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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