Definition of Agrostis

1. Noun. Annual or perennial grasses cosmopolitan in northern hemisphere: bent grass (so named from 'bent' meaning an area of unfenced grassland).




Definition of Agrostis

1. n. A genus of grasses, including species called in common language bent grass. Some of them, as redtop (Agrostis vulgaris), are valuable pasture grasses.

Definition of Agrostis

1. Noun. bentgrass ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Agrostis

agronomical
agronomically
agronomics
agronomies
agronomist
agronomists
agronomy
agropastoral
agropastoralism
agropastoralist
agropastoralists
agrope
agrophyte
agrophytes
agropine synthase
agrostis (current term)
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agrostographical
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agrostologic
agrostological
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agrosystem
agrosystems
agrotech
agrotechnologies
agrotechnology
agroterrorism

Literary usage of Agrostis

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1. The Grasses of Great Britain by John Edward Sowerby, Charles Johnson (1861)
"To this collective character of the genus there are perhaps a few exceptions, of which certain varieties of agrostis alba afford equivocal example. ..."

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