yard grass

noun

Definition of yard grass

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

called also goosegrass

Examples of yard grass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Maintenance items included in the section’s HOA fees are front yard grass mowing and edging, termite treatment and exterior pest control, lawn fertilization, weed control and front yard flowers and shrubs in select areas. Houston Chronicle, "Gracemark Homes to build in Serenity at Meridiana," 26 Sep. 2020 As for maintenance, front yard grass mowing and edging, termite treatment and exterior pest control, lawn fertilization, weed control, front yard flowers and shrubs in select areas are included in the section’s HOA fees. Houston Chronicle, "Meridiana to open active-adult neighborhood featuring clubhouse, pool," 5 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of yard grass

1822, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for yard grass

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“Yard grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yard%20grass. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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