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any of various oatlike grasses; esp., any of several grasses (genera Arrhenatherum and Danthonia) growing on hillsides and in woods
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- Any of various grasses of the genera Arrhenatherum and Danthonia.
- Any of several oatlike grasses.