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witch·grassor witch grass (wĭch′grăs′)
1. An annual North American grass (Panicum capillare) having open diffuse purplish panicles.
2. See couch grass.
[Probably alteration of quitch grass.]
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a common North American weed grass, Panicumcapillare, having a loosely branching panicle with spikelets.
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|Noun||1.||witch grass - North American grass with slender brushy panicles; often a weed on cultivated land|
panic grass - any grass of the genus Panicum; grown for grain and fodder
|2.||witch grass - European grass spreading rapidly by creeping rhizomes; naturalized in North America as a weed|
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