Indian grass
noun Date: 1764 a tall perennial North American grass (Sorghastrum nutans) with long flat leaves and narrow feathery golden-brown panicles

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Indian grass — Indian In di*an (?; 277), a. [From India, and this fr. Indus, the name of a river in Asia, L. Indus, Gr. ?, OPers. Hindu, name of the land on the Indus, Skr. sindhu river, the Indus. Cf. {Hindu}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to India… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indian grass — (engl.), soviel wie Jute …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Indian grass — (engl., spr. indiĕn), s.v.w. Jute …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Indian grass — paprastasis sorgenis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos pašarinis augalas (Sorghastrum nutans), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Sorghastrum nutans angl. yellow Indian grass; Indian grass; wood grass pranc. faux… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • indian grass — noun Usage: usually capitalized I Etymology: indian (II) 2 : wood grass 1 * * * Indian grass, any one of various perennial North American grasses, used especially for hay …   Useful english dictionary

  • Indian grass — ▪ plant  (species Sorghastrum nutans), tall perennial forage grass of the family Poaceae and one of the important constituents of the North American tall grass prairie. It bears narrow, greatly branched flower clusters. Each yellow spikelet is… …   Universalium

  • indian-grass — n. Wood grass (Sorghum nutans) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Indian grass barb — indinė vandens ožka statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Chela laubuca angl. Indian grass barb; winged rasbora rus. индийская чехонь ryšiai: platesnis terminas – indinės vandens ožkos …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • yellow Indian grass — paprastasis sorgenis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos pašarinis augalas (Sorghastrum nutans), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Sorghastrum nutans angl. yellow Indian grass; Indian grass; wood grass pranc. faux… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • yellow indian grass — noun Usage: usually capitalized I : wood grass 1 …   Useful english dictionary

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