a European fescue, Festuca pratensis, of the grass family, grown for pasture in North America.
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Origin of meadow fescue
First recorded in 1785–95
Words nearby meadow fescue
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British Dictionary definitions for meadow fescue
an erect Eurasian perennial grass, Festuca pratensis, with lustrous leaves and stem bases surrounded by dark brown sheaths
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