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timothy grass

timothy

/ (ˈtɪməθɪ) /
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noun
a perennial grass, Phleum pratense, of temperate regions, having erect stiff stems and cylindrical flower spikes: grown for hay and pasture
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Word Origin for timothy grass

C18: apparently named after a Timothy Hanson, who brought it to colonial Carolina
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