switchgrass
noun Etymology: alteration of quitch (grass) Date: 1840 a tall North American panic grass (Panicum virgatum) that is used for hay and forage

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  • switchgrass — switch·grass (swĭchʹgrăs ) n. A panic grass (Panicum virgatum) native to North America and used as rangeland forage and hay.   [Alteration (influenced by switch), of quitch grass.] * * * …   Universalium

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