orchard grass definition

  • noun:
    • A Eurasian grass (Dactylis glomerata) extensively planted in pastures.
    • a tall coarse grass (Dactylis glomerata), introduced to the usa from European countries. It develops typically in shady locations, and is of worth for forage and hay.
    • A tall-growing meadow-grass, Dactylis glomerata. See cocksfoot and Dactylis, and cut-in next line.
    • extensively cultivated stout Old World hay and pasture lawn

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