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meadow grass

Poa \Po"a\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? grass.] (Bot.) A genus of grasses, including a great number of species, as the kinds called meadow grass, Kentucky blue grass, June grass, and spear grass (which see).

meadow grass

meadowgrass \meadowgrass\, meadow grass \meadow grass\n. Any of various grasses that thrive in the presence of abundant moisture, especially those of the genus Poa, common in meadows, and of great value for hay and for pasture. See Grass.

meadow grass

n. any of various grasses that thrive in the presence of abundant moisture [syn: meadowgrass]

Usage examples of "meadow grass".

She liked meadow grass blowing in the wind and the soft fall of rain on her own roof.

She rose in the stirrups, trying to see over the step, but the tall fringe of meadow grass on top of it blocked her view.

The remainder had apparently vanished into the churning dark ooze in the midpart of the deep meadow grass.

In the end, the meadow grass concealed a churned mass of clay beneath a thin layer of soil holding the long green grass, clay that, Cerryl suspected, more nearly resembled quicksand than clay.

Beyond the hedgerow was more of the damp meadow grass, and he would have to cross a good half kay of open ground.

My freshly stuffed mattress was deep and fragrant as the meadow grass and herbs that filled it.

We rolled out our sleeping bags in the meadow grass and went to bed early, bone weary.

Tnafr the influence of the wind, the long meadow grass rippled in brown waves.