perennial ryegrass


noun

See under ryegrass.

Nearby words

  1. peremptory exception,
  2. perencephaly,
  3. perendale,
  4. perennate,
  5. perennial,
  6. perentie,
  7. peres,
  8. peres, shimon,
  9. perestroika,
  10. peretz

ryegrass

[rahy-gras, -grahs]

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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