meadow cat's-tail grass
Timothy Tim"o*thy, n., or Timothy grass Tim"o*thy grass` [From Timothy Hanson, who carried the seed from New England to Maryland about 1720.] (Bot.) A kind of grass ({Phleum pratense}) with long cylindrical spikes; -- called also {herd's grass}, in England, {cat's-tail grass}, and {meadow cat's-tail grass}. It is much prized for fodder. See Illustration in Appendix. [1913 Webster]

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  • cat's-tail grass — Timothy Tim o*thy, n., or Timothy grass Tim o*thy grass [From Timothy Hanson, who carried the seed from New England to Maryland about 1720.] (Bot.) A kind of grass ({Phleum pratense}) with long cylindrical spikes; called also {herd s grass}, in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • meadow cat's tail — noun see meadow cat s tail grass …   Useful english dictionary

  • grass — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. lawn, greenery, turf, sod, verdure; marijuana. See vegetable, drugs. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. Wild grasses include: Johnson grass, salt grass, blue grass, beach grass, bent grass, foxtail, sedge, rush,… …   English dictionary for students

  • timothy-grass — n. Cat s tail, cat s tail grass, meadow cat s tail grass, herdsgrass (Phleum pretense) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • herd's grass — Timothy Tim o*thy, n., or Timothy grass Tim o*thy grass [From Timothy Hanson, who carried the seed from New England to Maryland about 1720.] (Bot.) A kind of grass ({Phleum pratense}) with long cylindrical spikes; called also {herd s grass}, in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Timothy grass — Timothy Tim o*thy, n., or Timothy grass Tim o*thy grass [From Timothy Hanson, who carried the seed from New England to Maryland about 1720.] (Bot.) A kind of grass ({Phleum pratense}) with long cylindrical spikes; called also {herd s grass}, in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Timothy Grass —    The spiked head grass dried for fodder that is most widely cultivated in North America was, at one time, called meadow cat s tail grass. Grown in Europe with the technical name Phleum pratense, the species was brought to America by New England …   Dictionary of eponyms

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