[ rahy-gras, -grahs ]
/ ˈraɪˌgræs, -ˌgrɑs /
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any of several European grasses of the genus Lolium, as L. perenne(perennial ryegrass ), grown for forage in the U.S.
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How to use ryegrass in a sentence
Clover, lucerne, ryegrass and similar grasses have been introduced to improve and vary the fodder.
British Dictionary definitions for ryegrass
any of various grasses of the genus Lolium, esp L. perenne, native to Europe, N Africa, and Asia and widely cultivated as forage crops. They have a flattened flower spike and hairless leaves
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