wheatgrass

noun wheat·grass \ ˈhwēt-ˌgras , ˈwēt- \
|Updated on: 31 May 2018

Definition of wheatgrass

: any of a genus (Agropyron) of perennial grasses including some which are important pasture, hay, or turf grasses

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