tall fescue

noun

Definition of tall fescue

: a European fescue (Festuca arundinacea synonym Schedonorus arundinaceus) with erect smooth stems three to four feet (about one meter) high that has been introduced into North America called also tall fescue grass; compare fescue foot

First Known Use of tall fescue

circa 1762


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tall fescue

noun \ ˈtȯl- \

medical Definition of tall fescue

: a European fescue (Festuca arundinacea synonym Schedonorus arundinaceus) with erect smooth stems 3 to 4 feet (about 1 meter) high that has been introduced into North America called also tall fescue grass; see fescue foot

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