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bent·grassalso bent grass (bĕnt′grăs′)
Any of various grasses of the genus Agrostis that have fine blades, form dense mats, and are often used for lawns, athletic fields, and golf courses.
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1. (Plants) any perennial grass of the genus Agrostis, esp A. tenuis, which has a spreading panicle of tiny flowers. Some species are planted for hay or in lawns. Sometimes shortened to: bent
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any grass of the genus Agrostis, esp. the redtop.
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|Noun||1.||bent grass - grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens|
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
Agrostis, genus Agrostis - annual or perennial grasses cosmopolitan in northern hemisphere: bent grass (so named from `bent' meaning an area of unfenced grassland)
Agrostis canina, brown bent, dog bent, Rhode Island bent, velvet bent, velvet bent grass - common grass with slender stems and narrow leaves
Agrostis nebulosa, cloud grass - Spanish grass with light feathery panicles grown for dried bouquets
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