meadow fescue
noun Date: 1794 a tall vigorous broad-leaved European fescue grass (Festuca pratensis) cultivated for forage and hay

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  • meadow fescue — Fescue Fes cue (f[e^]s k[ u]), n. [OE. festu, OF. festu, F. f[ e]tu, fr. L. festuca stalk, straw.] 1. A straw, wire, stick, etc., used chiefly to point out letters to children when learning to read. Pedantic fescue. Sterne. [1913 Webster] To come …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • meadow fescue — n. a tufted perennial grass (Festuca pratensis) with narrow, lustrous leaves, used for hay meadows and lawns …   English World dictionary

  • meadow fescue — tikrasis eraičinas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos pašarinis augalas (Festuca pratensis), paplitęs Europoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Festuca pratensis angl. English bluegrass; English bluegrass; meadow fescue vok.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • meadow fescue — tikrasis eraičinas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Daugiametė, pašarinė žolė, pašarine verte prilygstanti geriausių varpinių žolių grupei. Pakenčia ganymą, šienavimą, dėl to imama ganomiesiems pievų ir ganyklų augalų mišiniams.… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • meadow fescue — noun grass with wide flat leaves cultivated in Europe and America for permanent pasture and hay and for lawns • Syn: ↑fescue, ↑fescue grass, ↑Festuca elatior • Hypernyms: ↑grass • Member Holonyms: ↑Festuca, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • meadow fescue — a European fescue, Festuca pratensis, of the grass family, grown for pasture in North America. [1785 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • meadow fescue — mead′ow fes cue n. pln a European fescue, Festuca pratensis, of the grass family, grown for pasture in North America • Etymology: 1785–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • Fescue — Fes cue (f[e^]s k[ u]), n. [OE. festu, OF. festu, F. f[ e]tu, fr. L. festuca stalk, straw.] 1. A straw, wire, stick, etc., used chiefly to point out letters to children when learning to read. Pedantic fescue. Sterne. [1913 Webster] To come under… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fescue grass — Fescue Fes cue (f[e^]s k[ u]), n. [OE. festu, OF. festu, F. f[ e]tu, fr. L. festuca stalk, straw.] 1. A straw, wire, stick, etc., used chiefly to point out letters to children when learning to read. Pedantic fescue. Sterne. [1913 Webster] To come …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fescue — Taxobox name = Fescue image width = 240px image caption = Meadow Fescue ( Festuca pratensis ) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Poales familia = Poaceae genus = Festuca genus authority = L. subdivision ranks =… …   Wikipedia

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