ryegrass

Definitions of ryegrass
  1. noun
    any of several annual or perennial Eurasian grasses
    synonyms: rye grass
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    types:
    English ryegrass, Lolium perenne, perennial ryegrass
    European perennial grass widely cultivated for pasture and hay and as a lawn grass
    Italian rye, Italian ryegrass, Lolium multiflorum
    European grass much used for hay and in United States also for turf and green manure
    Lolium temulentum, bearded darnel, cheat, darnel, tare
    weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous
    type of:
    grass
    narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
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