Couch-grass



[kouch, kooch] /kaʊtʃ, kutʃ/

noun
1.
any of various grasses, especially Agropyron repens, known chiefly as troublesome weeds and characterized by creeping rootstocks that spread rapidly.
/kaʊtʃ; kuːtʃ/
noun
1.
a grass, Agropyron repens, with a yellowish-white creeping underground stem by which it spreads quickly: a troublesome weed Sometimes shortened to couch Also called scutch grass, twitch grass, quitch grass
n.

1570s; the first element is a corruption of Old English cwice (see quick).

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