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Meaning of BERMUDA GRASS

Pronunciation:  bur'myoodu gras

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  trailing grass native to Europe now cosmopolitan in warm regions; used for lawns and pastures especially in southern United States and India
 
 Synonyms: Bahama grass, Cynodon dactylon, devil grass, doob, kweek, scutch grass, star grass
 
 See Also: Cynodon, genus Cynodon, grass

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ber*mu"da grass`\ (Bot.)
A kind of grass ({Cynodon Dactylon}) esteemed for pasture in
the Southern United States. It is a native of Southern
Europe, but is now wide-spread in warm countries; -- called
also {scutch grass}, and in Bermuda, {devil grass}.

 

 

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