June grass
June June, n. [L. Junius: cf. F. Juin. So called either from Junius, the name of a Roman gens, or from Juno, the goddess.] The sixth month of the year, containing thirty days. [1913 Webster]

And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days. --Lowell. [1913 Webster]

{June beetle}, {June bug} (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of large brown beetles of the genus {Lachnosterna} and related genera; -- so called because they begin to fly, in the northern United States, about the first of June. The larv[ae] of the June beetles live under ground, and feed upon the roots of grasses and other plants. Called also {May bug} or {May beetle}.

{June grass} (Bot.), a New England name for Kentucky blue grass. See {Blue glass}, and Illustration in Appendix. [1913 Webster]


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  • June grass — noun valuable meadow and pasture grass in Europe and especially central United States having tall stalks and slender bright green leaves; a chief constituent in lawn grass mixtures • Syn: ↑Kentucky bluegrass, ↑Kentucky blue, ↑Kentucy blue grass,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • June grass — lieknoji kelerija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos pašarinis augalas (Koeleria macrantha), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje ir Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Koeleria macrantha angl. crested hair grass; June grass; prairie… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • June grass — Poa Po a, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? grass.] (Bot.) A genus of grasses, including a great number of species, as the kinds called {meadow grass}, {Kentucky blue grass}, {June grass}, and {spear grass} (which see). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • June grass — smiltyninė dirsuolytė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos pašarinis augalas (Anisantha tectorum), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje, pietvakarių Azijoje ir pietų Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Anisantha tectorum angl. bronco grass;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • June grass. — See Kentucky bluegrass. [1850 55, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • June grass. — See Kentucky bluegrass. [1850 55, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • prairie June grass — lieknoji kelerija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos pašarinis augalas (Koeleria macrantha), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje ir Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Koeleria macrantha angl. crested hair grass; June grass; prairie… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • prairie june grass — noun Usage: usually capitalized J : june grass 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • prairie June grass — noun see june grass …   Useful english dictionary

  • June — June, n. [L. Junius: cf. F. Juin. So called either from Junius, the name of a Roman gens, or from Juno, the goddess.] The sixth month of the year, containing thirty days. [1913 Webster] And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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