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a genus of perennial grasses that are important pasture, hay, or turf grasses
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1. Any of several grasses, especially of the genera Agropyron and Elymus, grown as pasture and fodder for livestock.
2. The young leaves of common wheat, often processed into juice or powder and used as a dietary supplement.
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(Cookery) another name for couch grass
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|Noun||1.||wheatgrass - a grass of the genus Agropyron|
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
Agropyron cristatum, crested wheat grass, crested wheatgrass, fairway crested wheat grass - Eurasian grass grown in United States great plains area for forage and erosion control
Agropyron repens, couch grass, dog grass, quack grass, quackgrass, quick grass, witch grass, witchgrass - European grass spreading rapidly by creeping rhizomes; naturalized in North America as a weed
Agropyron subsecundum, bearded wheatgrass - a wheatgrass with straight terminal awns on the flowering glumes
Agropyron smithii, bluestem wheatgrass, western wheatgrass - valuable forage grass of western United States
Agropyron intermedium, Elymus hispidus, intermediate wheatgrass - Asiatic grass introduced into United States rangelands for pasture and fodder
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