sheep's fescue

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sheep's fescue

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(Plants) a temperate perennial tufted grass, Festuca ovina, with narrow inwardly rolled leaves
[C18: so called because it is often used for sheep pastures]
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Noun1.sheep's fescue - cultivated for sheep pasturage in upland regions or used as a lawn grasssheep's fescue - cultivated for sheep pasturage in upland regions or used as a lawn grass
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
Festuca, genus Festuca - a genus of tufted perennial grasses of the family Gramineae