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Definition of Moor grass

Moor grass
Moor Moor, n. [OE. mor, AS. m[=o]r moor, morass; akin to D. moer moor, G. moor, and prob. to Goth. marei sea, E. mere. See Mere a lake.] 1. An extensive waste covered with patches of heath, and having a poor, light soil, but sometimes marshy, and abounding in peat; a heath. In her girlish age she kept sheep on the moor. --Carew. 2. A game preserve consisting of moorland. Moor buzzard (Zo["o]l.), the marsh harrier. [Prov. Eng.] Moor coal (Geol.), a friable variety of lignite. Moor cock (Zo["o]l.), the male of the moor fowl or red grouse of Europe. Moor coot. (Zo["o]l.) See Gallinule. Moor fowl. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The European ptarmigan, or red grouse (Lagopus Scoticus). (b) The European heath grouse. See under Heath. Moor game. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Moor fowl (above). Moor grass (Bot.), a tufted perennial grass (Sesleria c[ae]rulea), found in mountain pastures of Europe. Moor hawk (Zo["o]l.), the marsh harrier. Moor hen. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The female of the moor fowl. (b) A gallinule, esp. the European species. See Gallinule. (c) An Australian rail (Tribonyx ventralis). Moor monkey (Zo["o]l.), the black macaque of Borneo (Macacus maurus). Moor titling (Zo["o]l.), the European stonechat (Pratinocola rubicola).

Meaning of Moor grass from wikipedia

- Molinia caerulea, known by the common name purple moor-gr****, is a species of gr**** that is native to Europe, west Asia, and north Africa. It grows in...
- Sesleria caerulea, the blue moor-gr****, is a species of perennial gr**** in the family Poaceae, native to Europe. BSBI List 2007 (xls). Botanical Society...
- Purple moor gr**** and rush pastures is a type of Biodiversity Action Plan habitat in the UK. It occurs on poorly drained neutral and acidic soils of the...
- Molinia, or moor gr****, is a genus of two species of flowering plants in the gr**** family, native to damp moorland in Eurasia and northern Africa. They...
- in parts of North America. Ajuga reptans is also a component of purple moor gr**** and rush pastures, a Biodiversity Action Plan habitat in the United Kingdom...
- Oceania) Ampelodesmos mauritanicus – rope gr**** Brachypodium sylvati**** – false-brome Molinia caeruleapurple moor gr**** (to west Asia and north Africa) List...
- moorland and cultivation. For example, it is a component of the purple moor gr**** and rush pastures, a type of Biodiversity Action Plan habitat in the UK...
- Sesleria autumnalis, commonly known as autumn moor gr****, is a species of gr**** within the family Poaceae. It is native to southeastern Europe and often...
- slagheap' Culm gr****land, semi-natural gr****land containing abundant purple moor gr**** Culm, the German name of Chełmno, Poland, also spelled Kulm Kulm (disambiguation)...
- Heterocampa zayasi, the blue moor-gr**** moth or zaya heterocampa, is a species of moth in the family Notodontidae (the prominents). It was first described...