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buffalo grass

noun
1.
a short grass, Buchloë dactyloides, having gray-green blades, prevalent on the dry plains east of the Rocky Mountains.
3.
any of several short, tufted grasses that do not form continuous sod.
Origin of buffalo grass
1775-1785
An Americanism dating back to 1775-85
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buffalo grass

noun
1.
a short grass, Buchloë dactyloides, growing on the dry plains of the central US
2.
(Austral) a grass, Stenotaphrum americanum, introduced from North America
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