a grass, Panicum maximum, native to Africa, used for forage in warm regions of North and South America.
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How to use guinea grass in a sentence
The former mentions the name guinea grass, without any remarks on the original home of the species.Origin of Cultivated Plants | Alphonse De Candolle
Beyond these lay a large field of luxuriant guinea grass, covered with bullocks and mules, like black dottings on the hillside.The Cruise of the Midge (Vol. II of 2) | Michael Scott
Trees arched from a field of guinea-grass which resembled young wild corn.Wounds in the rain | Stephen Crane
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