Definition of twitch grass in English:

twitch grass

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Pronunciation: /twɪtʃ


[mass noun]
  • Couch grass.
    More example sentences
    • The buckwheat would rid the field of twitch grass for a few years.
    • Couch, scutch or twitch grass looks like just a tuft of any grass, but underneath the ground the roots spread quickly to colonise borders.
    • Often referred to as couch or twitch grass, quackgrass has a very broad blade and is difficult to control without killing the rest of the lawn.


late 16th century: twitch, alteration of quitch.

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