noun Date: 1790 any of several grasses (genus Agrostis) with usually reddish panicles; especially a Eurasian grass (A. alba syn. A. gigantea) grown in eastern North America as forage and lawn grass

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, (Agrostis vulgaris)

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  • Redtop — Red top ( t?p ), n. (Bot.) A kind of grass ({Agrostis vulgaris}) highly valued in the United States for pasturage and hay for cattle; called also {English grass}, and in some localities {herd s grass}. See Illustration in Appendix. The tall… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • redtop — ☆ redtop [red′täp΄] n. [from the reddish panicle of some forms ] a grass (Agrostis gigantea) grown in the cooler parts of North America for hay, pasturage, and lawns …   English World dictionary

  • redtop — didžioji smilga statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos pašarinis augalas (Agrostis gigantea), paplitęs Europoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Agrostis gigantea angl. black bent grass; bonnet grass; fiorin; redtop vok. Fioringras;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • redtop — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun also redtop grass 1. : any of various grasses of the genus Agrostis; especially : an important pasture forage and lawn grass (A. alba) of eastern No. America having reddish panicles called also bonnet grass 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • redtop — /red top /, n. any of several grasses of the genus Agrostis having reddish panicles, as A. gigantea, widely cultivated for lawns and pasturage. [1785 95, Amer.; RED1 + TOP1] * * * …   Universalium

  • redtop — noun a) A kind of grass (Agrostis vulgaris) highly valued in the United States for pasturage and hay for cattle. b) Species of the genus Agrostis, the bentgrasses …   Wiktionary

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  • redtop — n. (Bot.) English grass, herds grass (Agrostis vulgaris) …   New dictionary of synonyms

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