Definition of cocksfoot in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɒksfʊt/

noun (plural cocksfoots)

A pasture grass with broad leaves and green or purplish flowering spikes.
  • Dactylis glomerata, family Gramineae
Example sentences
  • Allow natural colonisation of seed tussocky grasses such as cocksfoot and Yorkshire fog.
  • We drove a few miles to the visitor centre, and then walked along a nature trail, surrounded by knapweed and cocksfoot, home to butterflies and dragonflies.
  • He joined his father in the grass seeding from an early age, first as billy boy and then cutting the cocksfoot.

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