Dog's-tail grass
Dog's-tail grass Dog's"-tail grass`, n. (Bot.) A hardy species of British grass ({Cynosurus cristatus}) which abounds in grass lands, and is well suited for making straw plait; -- called also {goldseed}. [1913 Webster]

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  • dog's-tail grass — dog sˈ tail grass noun A common British pasture grass (genus Cynosurus) • • • Main Entry: ↑dog * * * dog s tail «DGZ TAYL, DOGZ », noun, or dog s tail grass, 1. any one of a group of grasses in which the flowers in each panicle all point one way …   Useful english dictionary

  • dog's-tail grass — Crab Crab (kr[a^]b), n. [AS. crabba; akin to D. krab, G. krabbe, krebs, Icel. krabbi, Sw. krabba, Dan. krabbe, and perh. to E. cramp. Cf. {Crawfish}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the brachyuran Crustacea. They are mostly marine, and usually have a broad …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dog's-tail — «DGZ TAYL, DOGZ », noun, or dog s tail grass, 1. any one of a group of grasses in which the flowers in each panicle all point one way, like the hairs of a dog s tail. 2. the yard grass …   Useful english dictionary

  • dog's tail — /ˈdɒgz teɪl/ (say dogz tayl) noun any grass of the European genus Cynosurus, the species of which have the spikes fringed on one side only, especially C. cristatus (crested dog s tail). Also, dog s tail grass …   Australian 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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  • dog — n. & v. n. 1 any four legged flesh eating animal of the genus Canis, of many breeds domesticated and wild, kept as pets or for work or sport. 2 the male of the dog, or of the fox (also dog fox) or wolf (also dog wolf). 3 colloq. a a despicable… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crab grass — Crab Crab (kr[a^]b), n. [AS. crabba; akin to D. krab, G. krabbe, krebs, Icel. krabbi, Sw. krabba, Dan. krabbe, and perh. to E. cramp. Cf. {Crawfish}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the brachyuran Crustacea. They are mostly marine, and usually have a broad …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crab's eyes — Crab Crab (kr[a^]b), n. [AS. crabba; akin to D. krab, G. krabbe, krebs, Icel. krabbi, Sw. krabba, Dan. krabbe, and perh. to E. cramp. Cf. {Crawfish}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the brachyuran Crustacea. They are mostly marine, and usually have a broad …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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