Definition of Bermuda grass

1. Noun. Trailing grass native to Europe now cosmopolitan in warm regions; used for lawns and pastures especially in southern United States and India.

Exact synonyms: Bahama Grass, Cynodon Dactylon, Devil Grass, Doob, Kweek, Scutch Grass, Star Grass
Generic synonyms: Grass
Group relationships: Cynodon, Genus Cynodon



Definition of Bermuda grass

1. Noun. A perennial grass, of the genus ''Cynodon'', native to Africa and Asia, used in warm areas of the world for pasture, lawn and making hay ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Bermuda grass

1. A kind of grass (Cynodon Dactylon) esteemed for pasture in the Southern United States. It is a native of Southern Europe, but is now wide-spread in warm countries. Synonym: scutch grass, and in Bermuda, devil grass. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bermuda Grass

berline
berlines
berlingot
berlingots
berlinite
berlins
berloque dermatitis
berm
bermanite
berme
bermed
bermes
berming
berms
bermuda
bermuda grass (current term)
berna fly
bernacle
bernacles
bernalite
bernard syndrome
bernardite
bernards
berndtite
berndtites
bernicle
bernicles
bernouse
bernouses
berob

Literary usage of Bermuda grass

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1. The Book of Grasses: An Illustrated Guide to the Common Grasses, and the by Mary Francis Baker (1912)
"The twentieth century, with face turned traffic- ward, notices bermuda grass merely as "the most valuable forage grass of the Southern States. ..."

2. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"Bermuda-grass is native to India and perhaps other parts of the Old World ... Bermuda-grass is a long-lived perennial with numerous branched leafy stems 4 ..."

3. Tropical Agriculture: The Climate, Soils, Cultural Methods, Crops, Live by Earley Vernon Wilcox (1916)
"bermuda grass is an extremely hardy, vigorous, and useful grass in tropical countries. In Hawaii, it was introduced in 1835 and now covers a larger area in ..."

4. A Manual of Farm Grasses by Albert Spear Hitchcock (1921)
"bermuda grass bermuda grass is the most important pasture grass of the ... bermuda grass thrives on the open uplands and is the only grass now in use that ..."

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