- The definition of grass is of the family Poaceace which has jointed stems, long and narrow leaves and seed-like fruit.
An example of grass is a crop such as wheat or sugar cane.
Grass means vegetation consisting of short plants, or a piece of land with such vegetation.
Types of Grass
- Kentucky Bluegrass is often referred to as "America’s grass" because it is hardy enough to have its seed take root in almost any area of the continent.
- Hybrid strains, boast the ability to grow under the harshest of conditions, regardless of the soil they are planted in or the climate they must endure.
- Brands such as "Amazing Grass," "Zoysia Grass," and the highly popular "Perfect Patch" all boast that they are able to take root under any conditions.
An example of grass is a front lawn.
- Grass is defined as to grow vegetation with narrow, long leaves, or to send an animal out to eat in the pasture.
An example of grass is to send a herd of cows into the spring pastures to eat the new growth.
A field of grass.
grass definition by Webster's New World
- any of various plants of the grass family that are usually used for food, fodder, or grazing and as lawns
- any grasslike plant of various families having similar uses
- ground covered with grass; pasture land or lawn
Origin: from the visual resemblance to blades of grasshorizontal lines of clutter on a radarscope caused by electronic noise signals
- ☆ Slang marijuana
Origin: short for grasshopper, rhyming slang for copperBrit., Slang an informer; stool pigeon
Origin: Middle English gras ; from Old English gærs, græs, akin to German gras ; from Indo-European an unverified form ghrō-, grow
- to put (an animal or animals) out to pasture or graze
- to grow grass over; cover with grass
- to lay (textiles, etc.) on the grass for bleaching by the sun
- Brit., Slang to inform against, as to the police
- to become covered with grass
- Brit., Slang to act as an informer; inform (on)
- grasslike adjective
grass definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- a. The grass family.b. The members of the grass family considered as a group.
- Any of various plants having slender leaves characteristic of the grass family.
- An expanse of ground, such as a lawn, covered with grass or similar plants.
- Grazing land; pasture.
- Slang Marijuana.
- Electronics Small variations in amplitude of an oscilloscope display caused by electrical noise.
- a. To cover with grass.b. To grow grass on.
- To feed (livestock) with grass.
- To become covered with grass.
- To graze.
Origin: Middle English gras, from Old English grǽs; see ghrē- in Indo-European roots.
, Günter Wilhelm Born 1927.
grass - Phrases/Idioms
go to grass
- to graze
- Chiefly Brit. to rest or retire
- â go to the devil!
let the grass grow under one's feet
put out to grass
grass - Science Definition