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quack grass Syllabification: quack grass
Pronunciation: /kwak ɡras/

Definition of quack grass in English:


North American
Another term for couch grass.
Example sentences
  • A recent example is a cross with bread wheat and quack grass.
  • My worst weeds are the perennials that spread with runners, like quack grass.
  • In his pasture, edible weeds like dandelion, chicory, quack grass and even stinging nettles are allowed to thrive.


Early 19th century: quack, variant of quick, northern English form of quitch.

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