rescue grass

noun
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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rescue%20grass. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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