agrostis definition

  • noun:
    • bentgrass
    • A genus of grasses, including types known as in common language bent grass. A few of them, as redtop (Agrostis vulgaris), tend to be important pasture grasses.
    • a big genus of grasses, distributed across world, and valuable specifically for pasturage.
    • yearly or perennial grasses cosmopolitan in north hemisphere: curved grass (so named from `bent' indicating an area of unfenced grassland)

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