switch grass

switch grass
switch grass
n.
a type of tall panic grass (Panicum virgatum), usually found in the North American prairie and used for fodder or as an ornamental: also written switchgrass

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  • Switch grass — Switch Switch, n. [Cf. OD. swick a scourage, a whip. Cf. {Swink}, {Swing}.] 1. A small, flexible twig or rod. [1913 Webster] Mauritania, on the fifth medal, leads a horse with something like a thread; in her other hand she holds a switch. Addison …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • switch grass — switch′ grass n. pln a North American grass, Panicum virgatum, having an open, branching inflorescence …   From formal English to slang

  • switch|grass — «SWIHCH GRAS, GRAHS», noun. a tall panic grass found from the Atlantic coast to the Rocky Mountains, used especially for hay …   Useful english dictionary

  • switch grass — rykštinė sora statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos pašarinis augalas (Panicum virgatum), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Pietų Amerikoje. Naudojamas kurui gaminti. atitikmenys: lot. Panicum virgatum angl. Blackwell switch grass; switch grass …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • switch grass — noun grass of western America used for hay • Syn: ↑Panicum virgatum • Hypernyms: ↑panic grass * * * noun Etymology: alteration of quitch grass : a panic grass (Panicum virgatum) of the western …   Useful english dictionary

  • switch grass — a North American grass, Panicum virgatum, having an open, branching inflorescence. [1830 40, Amer.; alter. of QUITCH (GRASS)] * * * …   Universalium

  • Blackwell switch grass — rykštinė sora statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos pašarinis augalas (Panicum virgatum), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Pietų Amerikoje. Naudojamas kurui gaminti. atitikmenys: lot. Panicum virgatum angl. Blackwell switch grass; switch grass …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Grass — Grass, n. [OE. gras, gres, gers, AS, gr[ae]s, g[ae]rs; akin to OFries. gres, gers, OS., D., G., Icel., & Goth. gras, Dan. gr[ae]s, Sw. gr[aum]s, and prob. to E. green, grow. Cf. {Graze}.] 1. Popularly: Herbage; the plants which constitute the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grass bass — Grass Grass, n. [OE. gras, gres, gers, AS, gr[ae]s, g[ae]rs; akin to OFries. gres, gers, OS., D., G., Icel., & Goth. gras, Dan. gr[ae]s, Sw. gr[aum]s, and prob. to E. green, grow. Cf. {Graze}.] 1. Popularly: Herbage; the plants which constitute… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grass bird — Grass Grass, n. [OE. gras, gres, gers, AS, gr[ae]s, g[ae]rs; akin to OFries. gres, gers, OS., D., G., Icel., & Goth. gras, Dan. gr[ae]s, Sw. gr[aum]s, and prob. to E. green, grow. Cf. {Graze}.] 1. Popularly: Herbage; the plants which constitute… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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