meadow grass
Poa Po"a, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? grass.] (Bot.) A genus of grasses, including a great number of species, as the kinds called {meadow grass}, {Kentucky blue grass}, {June grass}, and {spear grass} (which see). [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • meadow-grass — meadˈow grass noun Any grass of the genus Poa (floating meadow grass manna grass, float grass) • • • Main Entry: ↑meadow …   Useful english dictionary

  • meadow grass — meadowgrass meadowgrass, meadow grass meadow grass . Any of various grasses that thrive in the presence of abundant moisture, especially those of the genus {Poa}, common in meadows, and of great value for hay and for pasture. See {Grass}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • meadow grass — /ˈmɛdoʊ gras/ (say medoh grahs) noun any of a number of species of the genus Poa, as annual meadow grass, P. annua …   Australian English dictionary

  • meadow grass — noun any of various grasses that thrive in the presence of abundant moisture • Syn: ↑meadowgrass • Hypernyms: ↑grass • Hyponyms: ↑foxtail, ↑foxtail grass, ↑manna grass, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • meadow grass — mead′ow grass n. pln any grass of the genus Poa, esp. P. pratensis, the Kentucky bluegrass • Etymology: 1250–1300 …   From formal English to slang

  • meadow grass — any grass of the genus Poa, esp. P. pratensis, the Kentucky bluegrass. [1250 1300; ME] * * * …   Universalium

  • meadow grass — noun Date: 13th century any of various grasses (as of the genus Poa) that thrive in the presence of abundant moisture; especially Kentucky bluegrass …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • meadow grass — Hay. 21 Am J2d Crops § 23 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • reed meadow grass — vandeninė monažolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, pašarinis augalas (Glyceria maxima), paplitęs Europoje ir vakarų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Glyceria maxima angl. reed meadow grass; reed meadow grass; reed… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • reed meadow-grass — vandeninė monažolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, pašarinis augalas (Glyceria maxima), paplitęs Europoje ir vakarų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Glyceria maxima angl. reed meadow grass; reed meadow grass; reed… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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