- a temperate perennial grass, Agrostis stoloniferaAlso called: creeping bent grass See bent grass
C19: from Irish Gaelic fiorthann wheat grass
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By the way, he is a chattering charlatan, and his fiorin a mere humbug.Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 4 (of 10)
John Gibson Lockhart.
It resembles young rye-grass more than any other English grass; the seed is much like fiorin seed: cattle are fond of it.