rescue grass

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

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 7 Dec. 2022.

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