herd's-grass

[ hurdz-gras, -grahs ]
/ ˈhɜrdzˌgræs, -ˌgrɑs /

noun

timothy or redtop, used for hay or pasture.

Origin of herd's-grass

1730–40, Americanism; named after John Herd, who in 1700 found it growing in New Hampshire
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