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crab·grassor crab grass (krăb′grăs′)
Any of certain annual grasses of the genus Digitaria, having prostrate stems that root at the nodes and widely naturalized in North America as weeds in lawns and agricultural fields.
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|Noun||1.||crabgrass - grasses with creeping stems that root freely; a pest in lawns|
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
crowfoot grass, Dactyloctenium aegypticum, Egyptian grass - a creeping grass with spikes like fingers
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