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timothy 1

Syllabification: tim·o·thy
Pronunciation: /ˈtiməTHē/
(also timothy grass)

noun

A Eurasian grass that is widely grown for grazing and hay. It is naturalized in North America, where many cultivars have been developed.
  • Phleum pratense, family Gramineae
Example sentences
  • The majority of their diet should be free-choice grass hays such as timothy, orchard grass or brome.
  • Most horses today on pasture only have one or two varieties of grass usually timothy, orchard grass with some degree of clover and fescue.
  • The best source of fiber is hay, such as timothy, alfalfa, oat, or orchard grass.

Origin

Mid 18th century: named after Timothy Hanson, the American farmer who introduced it to the Carolinas from New York (circa1720).

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Timothy 2 Syllabification: Tim·o·thy
Pronunciation: /ˈtiməTHē/
Either of two books of the New Testament, epistles of St. Paul addressed to St. Timothy.

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