ribgrass

noun

rib·​grass ˈrib-ˌgras How to pronounce ribgrass (audio)
: plantain entry 1
especially : an Old World plantain (Plantago lanceolata) with long narrow ribbed leaves

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1500, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ribgrass was circa 1500

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Cite this Entry

“Ribgrass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ribgrass. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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