Sudan grass
noun Etymology: the Sudan, region in Africa Date: 1911 a vigorous tall-growing annual sorghum grass (Sorghum sudanense syn. S. vulgare sudanense) widely grown for hay and fodder

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  • sudan-grass — ● sudan grass nom masculin invariable (anglais Sudan, Soudan, et grass, plante) Type de sorgho herbacé …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Sudan grass — ☆ Sudan grass n. [after SUDAN, where it is cultivated] a tall annual grass (Sorghum sudanense) grown for summer pasture and hay …   English World dictionary

  • Sudan grass — Sudan′ grass n. pln a sorghum, Sorghum sudanense, introduced into the U.S. from Africa: grown for hay and pasture • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • Sudan grass — Taxobox name = Sudan grass image caption = Sorghum durra regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida subclassis = Liliidae ordo = Poales familia = Poaceae subfamilia = Panicoideae genus = Sorghum species = S. vulgare subspecies …   Wikipedia

  • Sudan grass — dvispalvio sorgo sudaninis porūšis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos pašarinis augalas (Sorghum bicolor subsp. drummondii). atitikmenys: lot. Sorghum bicolor subsp. drummondii angl. chicken corn; shattercane; sordan; sorghum… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • sudan grass — noun also sudan ( s) Usage: usually capitalized S : a vigorous tall growing annual grass (Sorghum vulgare sudanensis) with usually prominently awned spikelets that is adapted for growth in semiarid regions and is widely cultivated for hay and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sudan grass — a sorghum, Sorghum sudanense, introduced into the U.S. from Africa, grown for hay and pasture. [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • Sudan (disambiguation) — Sudan is a country in Northern Africa.Sudan may also refer to the following places:*Sudan (region), geographic region running across Africa (including the country of Sudan) just south of the Sahel *Sudan, Texas, United States *Dallas, Texas,… …   Wikipedia

  • GRASS — Abbreviation for gradient recalled acquisition in the steady state. * * * gradient recalled acquisition in a steady state * * * grass gras n MARIJUANA * * * (gras) any plant of the family Gramineae; many are commonly used as fodder for cattle and …   Medical dictionary

  • grass sorghum — noun : a leafy sorghum (as Sudan grass) cultivated especially for hay or green feed * * * any of several varieties of sorghum, as Sudan grass, grown for pasturage and hay …   Useful english dictionary

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