genus agrostis definition

  • noun:
    • yearly or perennial grasses cosmopolitan in northern hemisphere: bent grass (so named from `bent' meaning an area of unfenced grassland)
    • annual or perennial grasses cosmopolitan in north hemisphere: curved lawn (so named from `bent' indicating a location of unfenced grassland)
    • yearly or perennial grasses cosmopolitan in northern hemisphere: bent lawn (so-named from `bent' meaning a place of unfenced grassland)

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