cocksfoot

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cock +‎ -s- +‎ foot.

Noun[edit]

cocksfoot ‎(plural cocksfoots)

  1. Any of the genus Dactylis of Eurasian and North African bluegrasses.
    • 2015, Merike Sõmera et al., “Overview on Sobemoviruses and a Proposal for the Creation of the Family Sobemoviridae”, in Viruses[1], volume 7, DOI:10.3390/v7062761:
      The measurements of reactive oxygen species and antioxidant enzymes of cocksfoot plants susceptible to CfMV and plants with acquired immunity to CfMV, show completely different patterns in up- and down-regulation after inoculation of CfMV.