sheep fescue

noun

: a hardy fine-foliaged fescue (Festuca ovina) widely used as a pasture grass

called also sheep's fescue

Word History

First Known Use

1945, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sheep fescue was in 1945

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“Sheep fescue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sheep%20fescue. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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