Definition of rooigras
: an African veldt grass (Themeda triandra) that is valued for grazing and is represented by similar or identical grasses in parts of southern Asia and Australia — see kangaroo grass
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Origin and Etymology of rooigras
Afrikaans rooigras, from rooi red + gras grass, from Middle Dutch; akin to Old High German gras grass — more at grass
First Known Use: 1875
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