perennial ryegrass


noun

See under ryegrass.

Definition for perennial ryegrass (2 of 2)

ryegrass

[ rahy-gras, -grahs ]
/ ˈraɪˌgræs, -ˌgrɑs /

noun

any of several European grasses of the genus Lolium, as L. perenne (perennial ryegrass), grown for forage in the U.S.

Origin of ryegrass

First recorded in 1740–50; rye1 + grass
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