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Noun: goose grass  goos grãs
  1. Annual having the stem beset with curved prickles; North America and Europe and Asia
    - cleavers, clivers, catchweed, spring cleavers, Galium aparine
  2. Low-growing perennial having leaves silvery beneath; northern United States; Europe; Asia
    - silverweed, goose-tansy, Potentilla anserina
  3. Annual weedy grass used for hay
    - Texas millet, Panicum Texanum
  4. Coarse annual grass having fingerlike spikes of flowers; native to Old World tropics; a naturalized weed elsewhere
    - yardgrass, yard grass, wire grass, Eleusine indica

Derived forms: goose grasses

Type of: bedstraw, cinquefoil, five-finger, millet, panic grass

Part of: Eleusine, genus Eleusine

Encyclopedia: Goose grass