Definition of Meadowgrass
1. Noun. Any of various grasses that thrive in the presence of abundant moisture.
Group relationships: Family Graminaceae, Family Gramineae, Family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, Grass Family, Poaceae
Generic synonyms: Grass
Specialized synonyms: Foxtail, Foxtail Grass, Manna Grass, Sweet Grass, Agrostis Alba, Poa Nemoralis, Wood Meadowgrass
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Meadowgrass Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Meadowgrass
Literary usage of Meadowgrass
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Contributions Towards a Fauna and Flora of the County of Cork by J. R. Harvey, Thomas C. Power, John D. Humphreys (1845)
"... L. Rough meadowgrass. Ballinlough, and in meadows and pastures.—common. 842. ... meadowgrass. Walls about Friars Walk, Cork ? Rev. Dr. Hincks. ..."
2. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Church var. pallida Pale meadowgrass Herbaceous perennial Swamps, marshes and ditches. ... Dore Pale meadowgrass Herbaceous perennial Lake and stream edges. ..."
3. The Story of the Herefords: An Account of the Origin and Development of the by Alvin Howard Sanders (1914)
"... sheep's fescue, 1 to 2 Ibs.; smooth- Stalked meadowgrass, 1 to 3 Ibs.; ... tall fescue, 1 to 2 Ibs.; timothy, 3 to 5 Ibs.; wood meadowgrass, 1 lb. ..."