Definition of Lyme grass

1. Noun. A grass of the genus Elymus.

Definition of Lyme grass

1. Noun. ''Leymus arenarius'', a coarse perennial grass. ¹

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Medical Definition of Lyme grass

1. A coarse perennial grass of several species of Elymus, especially. E. Canadensis, and the European E. Arenarius. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lyme Grass

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Literary usage of Lyme grass

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1. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"Spike 6—8 inches long, at length nodding. Canadian Lyme-grass. 3. ... Hairy Lyme-grass. 4. E. Hystrix Linn.: spike erect; spikelets in pairs or ternate, ..."

2. The Farmer's Encyclopædia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs: Embracing All by Cuthbert William Johnson (1844)
"Knee-jointed or pendu- lotis lyme grass. The stem is winged, and the spikes bent ... Rough lyme grass. At the rme of flowering, the produce from a rich, ..."

3. Henderson's Hand-book of the Grasses of Great Britain and America: Their by John Henderson (1875)
"The Siberian lyme grass does. not produce its foliage till rather late in the spring, but it grows rapidly afterwards, and its leaves, which are numerous, ..."

4. Grasses and Forage Plants: A Practical Treatise, Comprising Their Natural by Charles Louis Flint (1860)
"Of no special value as an agricultural grass. Found from New England to Illinois and Wisconsin. CANADIAN lyme grass (Elymus ..."

5. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1810)
"F . Striated Lyme-grass. Nat, of North America; Introd. about 1790. FL July. H. ч. 9. ... Wood Lyme-grass, Nat. of England; Л. June. HV libus. ..."

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