Definition of Crab grass

1. Noun. Grasses with creeping stems that root freely; a pest in lawns.


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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crab Grass

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crab Louis
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crab cactus
crab canon
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crab hand
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Literary usage of Crab grass

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1. The Book of Grasses: An Illustrated Guide to the Common Grasses, and the by Mary Francis Baker (1912)
"Small Crab-grass is usually less common, and the second scale of each spikelet is ... In many a dooryard and near many a garden Large Crab-grass is the most ..."

2. Strawberry-growing by Stevenson Whitcomb Fletcher (1917)
"Crab-grass mulch in the South. The counterpart of the foregoing method in the South is the weed or crab-grass mulch. In Delaware, eastern Maryland, ..."

3. Biennial Report by Kansas State Horticultural Society (1906)
"We have a new mulch there—crab-grass mulch. We cultivate our berries there ... Of course, we allow no weeds to grow, but all the crab-grass that conies up ..."

4. Flora of Miami: Being Descriptions of the Seed-plants Growing Naturally on by John Kunkel Small (1913)
"CRAB- GRASS or FINGER-GRASS. Rachis of the racemes with the angles naked, not winged : first scale wanting or sometimes present as an inconspicuous rudiment ..."

5. The Agricultural Grasses of the United States by George Vasey, Clifford Richardson, United States Division of Botany (1884)
"... except the crab grass. The millets are cultivated for hay, aud are deserving of ... crab grass ..."

6. The Cultivator by New York State Agricultural Society (1845)
"MP BERMUDA AND crab grass. EDITOR or THE CULTIVATOR—I have read an article in the December number of the Cultivator, in which some grasses from Bermuda are ..."

7. The Book of Grasses: An Illustrated Guide to the Common Grasses, and the by Mary Francis Baker (1912)
"Small Crab-grass is usually less common, and the second scale of each spikelet is ... In many a dooryard and near many a garden Large Crab-grass is the most ..."

8. Strawberry-growing by Stevenson Whitcomb Fletcher (1917)
"Crab-grass mulch in the South. The counterpart of the foregoing method in the South is the weed or crab-grass mulch. In Delaware, eastern Maryland, ..."

9. Biennial Report by Kansas State Horticultural Society (1906)
"We have a new mulch there—crab-grass mulch. We cultivate our berries there ... Of course, we allow no weeds to grow, but all the crab-grass that conies up ..."

10. Flora of Miami: Being Descriptions of the Seed-plants Growing Naturally on by John Kunkel Small (1913)
"CRAB- GRASS or FINGER-GRASS. Rachis of the racemes with the angles naked, not winged : first scale wanting or sometimes present as an inconspicuous rudiment ..."

11. The Agricultural Grasses of the United States by George Vasey, Clifford Richardson, United States Division of Botany (1884)
"... except the crab grass. The millets are cultivated for hay, aud are deserving of ... crab grass ..."

12. The Cultivator by New York State Agricultural Society (1845)
"MP BERMUDA AND crab grass. EDITOR or THE CULTIVATOR—I have read an article in the December number of the Cultivator, in which some grasses from Bermuda are ..."

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