Agropyron

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Agropyron perennial grasses of temperate and cool regions: wheatgrass; dog grass
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n agropyron A genus of about 30 annual and perennial species of grasses in Europe and America. A. repens is a very common species in America, and is often a troublesome weed. It is known under many names, as couch-grass, witch-grass, quitch-grass, quack-grass, etc. It was introduced from Europe. Under certain conditions, it has merit as a forage-plant.
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Usage

In literature:

AGROPYRON, a genus of grasses most of which are perennials.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1" by Various
Agropyron repens (L.) Beauv.
"Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
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