Orchard grass
Orchard Or"chard, n. [AS. ortgeard, wyrtgeard, lit., wortyard, i. e., a yard for herbs; wyrt herb + geard yard. See {Wort}, {Yard} inclosure.] 1. A garden. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

2. An inclosure containing fruit trees; also, the fruit trees, collectively; -- used especially of apples, peaches, pears, cherries, plums, or the like, less frequently of nutbearing trees and of sugar maple trees. [1913 Webster]

{Orchard grass} (Bot.), a tall coarse grass ({Dactylis glomerata}), introduced into the United States from Europe. It grows usually in shady places, and is of value for forage and hay.

{Orchard house} (Hort.), a glazed structure in which fruit trees are reared in pots.

{Orchard oriole} (Zool.), a bright-colored American oriole ({Icterus spurius}), which frequents orchards. It is smaller and darker thah the Baltimore oriole. [1913 Webster]


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  • orchard grass — a weedy grass, Dactylis glomerata, often grown for pastures. Also called cock s foot. [1755 65] * * * ▪ plant also called  Cocksfoot Grass        (Dactylis glomerata), perennial pasture, hay, and forage grass of the family Poaceae. It has flat… …   Universalium

  • orchard grass — paprastoji šunažolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, pašarinis augalas (Dactylis glomerata), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje ir šiaurės Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Dactylis glomerata angl. barnyard grass; cocksfoot; …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • orchard grass — paprastoji šunažolė statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Ankstyva, daugiametė, aukštaūgė, retakerė miglinių (Poaceae), seniau varpinių (Gramineae), šeimos pašarinė žolė. Pašarinė vertė gera. Nuganyta žolė greitai atželia, auga ir pavėsyje… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • orchard-grass — šunažolė statusas T sritis augalininkystė atitikmenys: lot. Dactylis angl. cock’s foot; orchard grass rus. ежа …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • orchard-grass — orˈchard grass noun (US) Cock s foot grass • • • Main Entry: ↑orchard …   Useful english dictionary

  • orchard grass — or′chard grass n. pln a weedy pasture grass, Dactylis glomerata …   From formal English to slang

  • orchard grass — noun widely grown stout Old World hay and pasture grass • Syn: ↑cocksfoot, ↑cockspur, ↑Dactylis glomerata • Hypernyms: ↑grass …   Useful english dictionary

  • orchard grass — noun Date: 1765 a widely grown tall stout hay and pasture grass (Dactylis glomerata) of Eurasia that grows in tufts and has loose open panicles called also cocksfoot …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Orchard Grass Hills (Kentucky) — Orchard Grass Hills Ciudad de los Estados Unidos …   Wikipedia Español

  • Orchard Grass Hills, Kentucky —   City   Location of Orchard Grass Hills, Kentucky …   Wikipedia

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