brown bent

brown bent
noun
common grass with slender stems and narrow leaves
Hypernyms: ↑bent, ↑bent grass, ↑bent-grass

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noun or brown bent grass
Etymology: so called from its dark panicles

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a common grass, Agrostis canina, of North America, used for lawns and putting greens because its blades can be clipped very short without injury to the plant. Also called velvet bent.
[1860-65; so called from its dark tufts]

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