- any of various grasses of the genus Paspalum of Australia and New Zealand having wide leaves
from New Latin, from Greek paspalos, a variety of millet
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Examples from the Web for paspalum
The Reddi who grows arika (Paspalum strobiculatum) can have but one cloth for man and wife.Castes and Tribes of Southern India
Of robes those will be regarded the best that are made of flax, and of grain the Paspalum frumentacea5 will be regarded the best.The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 2
Translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguli
The maisillo (Paspalum purpureum, R.) then supplies its place as fodder for cattle.
It is very much flattened in Paspalum scrobiculatum, but somewhat trigonous in Digitaria sanguinalis.
It is very small in Digitaria and entirely suppressed in Paspalum.