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oat grass

any of several grasses of the genus Arrhenatherum or Danthonia, especially A. elatius, native to Europe, having a purplish-green flowering panicle.
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First recorded in 1570-80 Unabridged
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  • It is believed that the "oat grass" on the South African veldt is a case of that sort.

    The Iron Ration

    George Abel Schreiner
British Dictionary definitions for oat grass

oat grass

any of various oatlike grasses, esp of the genera Arrhenatherum and Danthonia, of Eurasia and N. Africa
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