Definition of oat grass in English:

oat grass

Syllabification: oat grass


  • A wild grass that resembles the oat.
    • Avenula and other genera, family Gramineae
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    • Slender wheatgrass, nodding brome, fringed brome, oat grass, red fescue, June grass, and mountain muhly are the most abundant species in dry areas.
    • Evergreen grasses, such as sedge, blue oat grass, and some species of feather grass, which only need renewing every 2 to 3 years.
    • He hid inside a tussock of oat grass and watched as the fine thatched house rose up beside the water-hole.

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