rescue grass

res·​cue grass | \ ˈre(ˌ)skyü- \
variants: or rescue brome

Definition of rescue grass

: a tall American bromegrass (Bromus catharticus) that somewhat resembles chess and is cultivated for hay and forage in the southern U.S. and other mild regions

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History and Etymology for rescue grass

probably alteration of fescue grass

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“Rescue grass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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