Fescue

Definition of Fescue

Fes´cue   Pronunciation: fĕs´kũ
n.1.A straw, wire, stick, etc., used chiefly to point out letters to children when learning to read.
To come under the fescue of an imprimatur.
- Milton.
2.An instrument for playing on the harp; a plectrum.
3.The style of a dial.
4.(Bot.) A grass of the genus Festuca.
Fescue grass
(Bot.) a genus of grasses (Festuca) containing several species of importance in agriculture. Festuca ovina is sheep's fescue; F. elatior is meadow fescue.
v. i. & t.1.To use a fescue, or teach with a fescue.
[imp. & p. p. Fescued ; p. pr. & vb. n. Fescuing.]

Related Words

fescue grass, Festuca, Festuca elatior, genus Festuca, grass, meadow fescue
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