goat grass
Syn: ↑genus Aegilops
Hypernyms: ↑monocot genus, ↑liliopsid genus
Member Holonyms:
Member Meronyms: ↑goat grass, ↑Aegilops triuncalis

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\\ˈējəˌläps, ˈej-\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek aigilōps havergrass, Turkey oak (Quercus cerris) — more at oak
in some classifications : a genus of grasses sometimes used to include the presumed wild ancestors of domestic wheat which are now usually placed in the genus Triticum

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