wheatgrass

[ hweet-gras, -grahs, weet- ]
/ ˈʰwitˌgræs, -ˌgrɑs, ˈwit- /

noun

any of several wheatlike grasses of the genus Agropyron, grown for forage in the western U.S.

Nearby words

  1. wheat rust,
  2. wheatear,
  3. wheaten,
  4. wheaten terrier,
  5. wheatgerm,
  6. wheatley,
  7. wheatley, phillis,
  8. wheatmeal,
  9. wheaton,
  10. wheatstone

Origin of wheatgrass

First recorded in 1810–20; wheat + grass

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British Dictionary definitions for wheatgrass

wheatgrass

/ (ˈwiːtɡrɑːs) /

noun

another name for couch grass
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