Definitions starting with F

ID #3804

fox-tail grass

[W Car.; OED→ 1813; from the re­semblance of its fluffy reddish spikes to a fox's tail] n. a grass: 1889 Anatherum macrurum (Gardner 362). 1920 Chaetochloa geniculata (Britton 27). (Black)

Tags: noun, plant

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Last update: 2010-12-05 21:05
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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