a grass, Chloris gayana, native to Africa, used as pasturage and fodder in warm climates.
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Origin of Rhodes grass
First recorded in 1910–15; named after Cecil J. Rhodes
Words nearby Rhodes grass
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British Dictionary definitions for Rhodes grass
a perennial grass, Chloris gayana, native to Africa but widely cultivated in dry regions for forage
Word Origin for Rhodes grass
C19: named after Cecil Rhodes