yard grass

noun

Definition of yard grass

: a tall annual Old World grass (Eleusine indica) widely distributed as a weed

called also goosegrass

First Known Use of yard grass

1822, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for yard grass

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“Yard grass.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yard%20grass. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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