yardgrass

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English[edit]

Yardgrass (Eleusine indica)

Etymology[edit]

yard +‎ grass

Noun[edit]

yardgrass (uncountable)

  1. Grass in a lawn
    • 1998, Tabor Evans, Longarm and the Wyoming Wildwomen[1], page 150:
      Longarm followed the path in the yardgrass to a cellar door at the rear of the bigger frame church.
  2. Eleusine indica, a coarse annual grass often found as a weed
    • 1991, David Moresby Moore, Plant Life[2], page 34:
      The yardgrass (Eleusine indica) has similarly spread along roadside verges in western Africa and other tropical regions.

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