scutch grass
Bermuda grass Ber*mu"da grass` (Bot.) A kind of grass ({Cynodon Dactylon}) esteemed for pasture in the Southern United States. It is a native of Southern Europe, but is now wide-spread in warm countries; -- called also {scutch grass}, and in Bermuda, {devil grass}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Scutch grass — (Bot.) A kind of pasture grass ({Cynodon Dactylon}). See {Bermuda grass}: also Illustration in Appendix. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scutch grass — noun trailing grass native to Europe now cosmopolitan in warm regions; used for lawns and pastures especially in southern United States and India • Syn: ↑Bermuda grass, ↑devil grass, ↑Bahama grass, ↑kweek, ↑doob, ↑star grass, ↑Cynodon dactylon …   Useful english dictionary

  • scutch grass. — See Bermuda grass. [1675 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • scutch-grass — wild grass that harms vegetation, unwanted weeds …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scutch grass. — See Bermuda grass. [1675 85] …   Useful english dictionary

  • scutch — paprastasis varputis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos pašarinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Elytrigia repens), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje, Europoje ir Azijoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • grass — Synonyms and related words: Bengal grass, DET, DMT, English rye grass, Italian rye grass, Kentucky bluegrass, LSD, Mary Jane, STP, THC, acid, aftergrass, alfilaria, antidepressant, ataractic, bamboo, barley, beach grass, beard grass, bent, bent… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • scutch — 1. verb /skʌʧ/ to beat or flog, especially for extracting the fibers from flax stalks , 2005: Scutching : the title of subsection 32.10.3 in section 32.10 PROCESSING FIBER FLAX John Martin, Warren Leonard, David Stamp, Richard Waldren, Principles …   Wiktionary

  • star grass — noun 1. trailing grass native to Europe now cosmopolitan in warm regions; used for lawns and pastures especially in southern United States and India • Syn: ↑Bermuda grass, ↑devil grass, ↑Bahama grass, ↑kweek, ↑doob, ↑scutch grass, ↑Cynodon… …   Useful english dictionary

  • devil grass — noun trailing grass native to Europe now cosmopolitan in warm regions; used for lawns and pastures especially in southern United States and India • Syn: ↑Bermuda grass, ↑Bahama grass, ↑kweek, ↑doob, ↑scutch grass, ↑star grass, ↑Cynodon dactylon …   Useful english dictionary

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