love grass
noun Date: 1702 any of a genus (Eragrostis) of grasses that resemble the bluegrasses but have flattened spikelets and deciduous lemmas

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  • Love grass — Love Love (l[u^]v), n. [OE. love, luve, AS. lufe, lufu; akin to E. lief, believe, L. lubet, libet, it pleases, Skr. lubh to be lustful. See {Lief}.] 1. A feeling of strong attachment induced by that which delights or commands admiration; pre[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • love grass — noun any of various grasses of the genus Eragrostis; specially useful for forage and for the prevention of erosion • Syn: ↑bay grass • Hypernyms: ↑grass • Hyponyms: ↑teff, ↑teff grass, ↑Eragrostis tef, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • love grass — ▪ plant       any of the tufted annual and perennial grasses of the genus Eragrostis (family Poaceae). About 250 species are native to tropical and temperate regions of the world.       Plains love grass (E. intermedia), sand love grass (E.… …   Universalium

  • love grass — dygusis auksabarzdis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, pašarinis, vaistinis augalas (Chrysopogon aciculatus), paplitęs rytų ir pietų Azijoje ir Australijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Chrysopogon aciculatus angl.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • love grass — noun Any of several grasses, of the genus Eragrostis, grown as a forage crop or to protect against erosion See Also: teff …   Wiktionary

  • weeping love grass — n. a perennial South African grass ({Eragrostis curvula}) having densly clumped flimsy stems; introduced into U.S. esp. for erosion control. Syn: African love grass. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • weeping love grass — noun perennial South African grass having densely clumped flimsy stems; introduced into United States especially for erosion control • Syn: ↑African love grass, ↑Eragrostis curvula • Hypernyms: ↑love grass, ↑bay grass * * * noun : a perennial… …   Useful english dictionary

  • African love grass — laibašakė posmilgė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos pašarinis augalas (Eragrostis curvula), paplitęs Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Eragrostis curvula angl. African love grass; Boer love grass; weeping love grass isp. pasto… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Boer love grass — laibašakė posmilgė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos pašarinis augalas (Eragrostis curvula), paplitęs Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Eragrostis curvula angl. African love grass; Boer love grass; weeping love grass isp. pasto… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • weeping love grass — laibašakė posmilgė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos pašarinis augalas (Eragrostis curvula), paplitęs Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Eragrostis curvula angl. African love grass; Boer love grass; weeping love grass isp. pasto… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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