Meaning of gamagrass in English:

gamagrass

noun

(also gammagrass)
  • Any of several tall, clump-forming prairie grasses of the genus Tripsacum native chiefly to Central and North America; especially (more fully "eastern gamagrass") Tripsacum dactyloides, cultivated in the southern United States and elsewhere as a forage grass.

Pronunciation

gamagrass

/ˈɡaməˌɡrɑːs/ /ˈɡaməˌɡras/

Origin

Mid 19th century. Probably from a variant or alteration of grama or its etymon Spanish grama + grass, although grama normally denotes a different type of grass.