Evergreen millet
Johnson grass John"son grass` [Named after W. Johnson of Alabama, who planted it about 1840-1845.] (Bot.) A tall perennial grass ({Sorghum Halepense}), valuable in the Southern and Western States for pasture and hay. The rootstocks are large and juicy and are eagerly sought by swine. Called also {Cuba grass}, {Means grass}, {Evergreen millet}, and {Arabian millet}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • evergreen millet — noun tall perennial grass that spreads by creeping rhizomes and is grown for fodder; naturalized in southern United States where it is a serious pest on cultivated land • Syn: ↑Johnson grass, ↑Aleppo grass, ↑means grass, ↑Sorghum halepense •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arabian millet — Johnson grass John son grass [Named after W. Johnson of Alabama, who planted it about 1840 1845.] (Bot.) A tall perennial grass ({Sorghum Halepense}), valuable in the Southern and Western States for pasture and hay. The rootstocks are large and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cuba grass — Johnson grass John son grass [Named after W. Johnson of Alabama, who planted it about 1840 1845.] (Bot.) A tall perennial grass ({Sorghum Halepense}), valuable in the Southern and Western States for pasture and hay. The rootstocks are large and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Johnson grass — John son grass [Named after W. Johnson of Alabama, who planted it about 1840 1845.] (Bot.) A tall perennial grass ({Sorghum Halepense}), valuable in the Southern and Western States for pasture and hay. The rootstocks are large and juicy and are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Means grass — Johnson grass John son grass [Named after W. Johnson of Alabama, who planted it about 1840 1845.] (Bot.) A tall perennial grass ({Sorghum Halepense}), valuable in the Southern and Western States for pasture and hay. The rootstocks are large and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sorghum Halepense — Johnson grass John son grass [Named after W. Johnson of Alabama, who planted it about 1840 1845.] (Bot.) A tall perennial grass ({Sorghum Halepense}), valuable in the Southern and Western States for pasture and hay. The rootstocks are large and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aleppo grass — noun tall perennial grass that spreads by creeping rhizomes and is grown for fodder; naturalized in southern United States where it is a serious pest on cultivated land • Syn: ↑Johnson grass, ↑means grass, ↑evergreen millet, ↑Sorghum halepense •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Johnson grass — noun tall perennial grass that spreads by creeping rhizomes and is grown for fodder; naturalized in southern United States where it is a serious pest on cultivated land • Syn: ↑Aleppo grass, ↑means grass, ↑evergreen millet, ↑Sorghum halepense •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • means grass — noun tall perennial grass that spreads by creeping rhizomes and is grown for fodder; naturalized in southern United States where it is a serious pest on cultivated land • Syn: ↑Johnson grass, ↑Aleppo grass, ↑evergreen millet, ↑Sorghum halepense • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sorghum halepense — noun tall perennial grass that spreads by creeping rhizomes and is grown for fodder; naturalized in southern United States where it is a serious pest on cultivated land • Syn: ↑Johnson grass, ↑Aleppo grass, ↑means grass, ↑evergreen millet •… …   Useful english dictionary

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