Definition of zoysia
: any of a genus (Zoysia) of creeping perennial grasses of southeastern Asia and New Zealand having fine wiry leaves and including some suitable for lawn grasses especially in warm regions
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Check for mealybugs, billbugs and nematodes in zoysia lawns and treat as needed.
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Origin and Etymology of zoysia
New Latin, alteration of Zoisia, from Karl von Zois †1799 Slovene botanist
First Known Use: 1924See Words from the same year
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