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guinea grass

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noun
  1. a grass, Panicum maximum, native to Africa, used for forage in warm regions of North and South America.

Origin of guinea grass

First recorded in 1750–60
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Examples from the Web for guinea grass

Historical Examples

  • There are a great variety of grasses to be met with in Antigua, the principal of which arethe Guinea-grass, cent.

    Antigua and the Antiguans, Volume II (of 2)

    Anonymous

  • Trees arched from a field of guinea-grass which resembled young wild corn.

    Wounds in the rain

    Stephen Crane


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