meadow fescue


noun

a European fescue, Festuca pratensis, of the grass family, grown for pasture in North America.

Nearby words

  1. meade, james edward,
  2. meadow,
  3. meadow beauty,
  4. meadow bird,
  5. meadow dermatitis,
  6. meadow grass,
  7. meadow lily,
  8. meadow mouse,
  9. meadow mushroom,
  10. meadow nematode

Origin of meadow fescue

First recorded in 1785–95

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British Dictionary definitions for meadow fescue

meadow fescue

noun

an erect Eurasian perennial grass, Festuca pratensis, with lustrous leaves and stem bases surrounded by dark brown sheaths
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