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St. Augustine grass

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noun

a low, mat-forming grass, Stenotaphrum secundatum, of the southern U.S. and tropical America, that is cultivated as a lawn grass.

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Also called buffalo grass.

Origin of St. Augustine grass

1930–35; after St. Augustine, Florida

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