See under canary grass.
any of various grasses of the genus Phalaris, as P. canariensis, native to the Canary Islands, bearing seed used as food for cage birds, or P. arundinacea (reed canary grass) used throughout the Northern Hemisphere as fodder.
any of various grasses of the genus Phalaris, esp P. canariensis, that is native to Europe and N Africa and has straw-coloured seeds used as birdseed
reed canary grass, a related plant, Phalaris arundinacea, used as fodder throughout the N hemisphere
- Reed grass
noun 1. a tall perennial grass, Glyceria maxima, of rivers and ponds of Europe, Asia, and Canada
adjective, reedier, reediest. 1. full of reeds: a reedy marsh. 2. consisting or made of a reed or reeds: a reedy pipe. 3. like a reed or reeds: reedy grass. 4. having a sound like that of a reed instrument. adjective reedier, reediest 1. (of a place, esp a marsh) abounding in reeds 2. of […]
noun, Architecture. 1. a set of moldings, as on a column, resembling small convex fluting. 2. ornamentation consisting of such moldings. 3. a number of narrow, vertical grooves on the edge of a coin, medal, etc. noun 1. the straight stalk of any of various tall grasses, especially of the genera Phragmites and Arundo, growing […]
noun 1. an expression of the number of times by which an original document has been reduced in a microcopy.