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 for Agrostis
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
     [1913 Webster] Agrostographic

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: annual or perennial grasses cosmopolitan in northern
           hemisphere: bent grass (so named from `bent' meaning an
           area of unfenced grassland) [syn: Agrostis, genus

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