Dallis grass
noun Etymology: A. T. Dallis, 19th century American farmer Date: 1907 a tall tufted tropical South American perennial grass (Paspalum dilatatum) introduced as a pasture and forage grass in the southern United States

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  • dallis grass — dallis grass, dallisgrass dallisgrass . a tall tufted perennial tropical American grass ({Paspalum dilatatum}) naturalized as pasture and forage grass in the southern U.S. Syn: paspalum, {Paspalum dilatatum}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dallis grass — ☆ Dallis grass [dal′is ] n. [< ?] a tall, succulent, forage grass (Paspalum dilatatum), with hairy spikelets, much grown in the S U.S.: also Dallas grass …   English World dictionary

  • dallis grass — noun tall tufted perennial tropical American grass naturalized as pasture and forage grass in southern United States • Syn: ↑dallisgrass, ↑paspalum, ↑Paspalum dilatatum • Hypernyms: ↑grass • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Paspalum …   Useful english dictionary

  • dallis grass — skėstašakė ašaruolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos pašarinis augalas (Paspalum dilatatum), paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Paspalum dilatatum angl. dallis grass; water grass vok. Dallisgras pranc. herbe de… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Dallis grass — /dal is/ a pasture grass, Paspalum dilatatum, native to South America and naturalized in the southern U.S. [1905 10; after A. T. Dallis (or Dallas), a farmer who cultivated the grass successfully near La Grange, Georgia, in the late 19th century] …   Universalium

  • Dallis grass — Dal′lis grass [[t]ˈdæl ɪs[/t]] n. pln a pasture grass, Paspalum dilatatum, native to South America and naturalized in the southern U.S • Etymology: 1905–10, amer.; after A. T. Dallis (or Dallas), 19th cent. U.S. farmer …   From formal English to slang

  • herbe de Dallis — skėstašakė ašaruolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos pašarinis augalas (Paspalum dilatatum), paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Paspalum dilatatum angl. dallis grass; water grass vok. Dallisgras pranc. herbe de… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • water grass — skėstašakė ašaruolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos pašarinis augalas (Paspalum dilatatum), paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Paspalum dilatatum angl. dallis grass; water grass vok. Dallisgras pranc. herbe de… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • water grass — noun 1. : any of various grasses or grasslike plants that thrive in wet places: as a. : dallis grass b. dialect England : velvet grass c. dialect England …   Useful english dictionary

  • dallas grass — noun Usage: usually capitalized D : dallis grass …   Useful english dictionary

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