tobosa grass

noun
to·​bo·​sa grass | \ təˈbōsə- \

Definition of tobosa grass

: a coarse range grass (Hilaria mutica) that is an important forage plant on semiarid plains and hills of the southwestern U.S. and adjacent Mexico

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History and Etymology for tobosa grass

perhaps after the Toboso Indians in northern Mexico, from Spanish, of American Indian origin

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“Tobosa grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tobosa%20grass. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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