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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Yellowtop  \Yel"low*top`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  kind  of  grass,  perhaps  a  species  of  {Agrostis}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Agrostis  \A*gros"tis\,  n.  [L.,  fr  Gr  ?.] 
  A  genus  of  grasses,  including  species  called  in  common 
  language  bent  grass.  Some  of  them  as  redtop  ({Agrostis 
  vulgaris}),  are  valuable  pasture  grasses. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Agrostis 
  n  :  annual  or  perennial  grasses  cosmopolitan  in  northern 
  hemisphere:  bent  grass  (so  named  from  `bent'  meaning  an 
  area  of  unfenced  grassland)  [syn:  {Agrostis},  {genus 
  Agrostis}] 




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