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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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • meadow cat’s tail grass — pašarinis motiejukas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Vėlyvas, retakeris, aukštaūgis, žolinis miglinių (Poaceae), seniau varpinių (Gramineae), šeimos augalas, plačiai auginamas visokiose dirvose. Gerai auga mišiniuose su dobilais ir… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • meadow cat's-tail grass — noun also meadow cat s tail : timothy …   Useful english dictionary

  • cat's-tail — n. 1. (Bot.) Catkin (which see). 2. (Bot.) Timothy, timothy grass, herds grass (Phleum pretense). 3. Cirrus, mare s tail …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • cat's tail — /ˈkæts teɪl/ (say kats tayl) noun 1. any of the tall marsh plants of the genus Typha, with flowers in long, dense, cylindrical spikes. 2. any of certain species of the grass Koeleria; bulrush …   Australian English dictionary

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

  • Squirrel-tail grass — Squirrel Squir rel (skw[ e]r r[e^]l or skw[i^]r ; 277), n. [OE. squirel, OF. esquirel, escurel, F. [ e]cureuil, LL. squirelus, squirolus, scuriolus, dim. of L. sciurus, Gr. si oyros; skia shade + o yra tail. Cf. {Shine}, v. i.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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