- any grass of the genus Agrostis, especially the redtop.
Origin of bent grass
Examples from the Web for bent grass
Historical Examples of bent grass
They were the last and highest, for after them the rough ling and bent-grass rolled across the haunts of the sheep and grouse.Johnstone of the Border
Now and then a hare will start among the bent-grass, while aloft the falcon rests poised on her mighty wing.Disturbed Ireland
Bernard H. Becker
- any perennial grass of the genus Agrostis, esp A. tenuis, which has a spreading panicle of tiny flowers. Some species are planted for hay or in lawnsSometimes shortened to: bent