Definition of Sheep fescue

1. Noun. Cultivated for sheep pasturage in upland regions or used as a lawn grass.

Exact synonyms: Festuca Ovina, Sheep's Fescue
Generic synonyms: Grass
Group relationships: Festuca, Genus Festuca

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheep Fescue

sheep-pox virus
sheep bell
sheep botfly
sheep bots
sheep dip
sheep diseases
sheep dog
sheep fescue (current term)
sheep frog
sheep gadfly
sheep ked
sheep laurel
sheep louse
sheep pen
sheep plant
sheep polyphore
sheep polypore
sheep rot
sheep shagger
sheep shaggers
sheep sorrel
sheep tick

Literary usage of Sheep fescue

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1. The Farmer's Encyclopædia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs: Embracing All by Cuthbert William Johnson (1844)
"Long-awned sheep's fescue-grass. (PI. 6, i.) Panicle compact; branches subdivided, upright Spikelets ..."

2. A Manual of Farm Grasses by Albert Spear Hitchcock (1921)
"Differs from sheep's fescue in having longer and more slender threadlike, rather soft blades. Botani- cally this and the next are usually considered as ..."

3. Agricultural Botany: Theoretical and Practical by John Percival (1921)
"A variety of fine-leaved sheep's fescue (F. ov. var. tenuifolia Sibth.) has almost awnless spikelets. ... It is also of larger growth than sheep's fescue. ..."

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