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|Noun||1.||genus Cynodon - creeping perennial grasses of tropical and southern Africa|
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Graminaceae, family Gramineae, family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, grass family, Poaceae - the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane
Bahama grass, Bermuda grass, Cynodon dactylon, devil grass, doob, kweek, scutch grass, star grass - trailing grass native to Europe now cosmopolitan in warm regions; used for lawns and pastures especially in southern United States and India