Definition of


  1. (noun, plant) grass with wide flat leaves cultivated in Europe and America for permanent pasture and hay and for lawns

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Alternate forms of Fescue

Hypernyms: grass

Origin of the word Fescue

  1. 1513, "pointer," from O.Fr. festue, a kind of straw, from L. festuca "straw, stalk, rod," probably related to ferula (see ferule). Sense of "pasture, lawn grass" is first recorded 1762. more

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