barnyard grass


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barnyard grass

n.
Any of certain grasses in the genus Echinochloa, especially the annual species E. crus-galli, used sometimes for forage and widespread as a weed.

barn′yard grass`


n.
a weedy, coarse grass, Echinochloa crus-galli, having a spikelike cluster of flowers.
[1835–45, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.barnyard grass - a coarse annual panic grassbarnyard grass - a coarse annual panic grass; a cosmopolitan weed; occasionally used for hay or grazing
Echinochloa, genus Echinochloa - annual or perennial succulent grasses of warm regions
millet - any of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine
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