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skaapplaas, noun

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AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, literally ‘sheep farm’.
Either of two lawn grasses: a. The drought-resistant grass Cenchrus ciliaris; blue buffalo grass, see buffalo grass sense 2. b. Eragrostis nindensis. Also attributive.
1968 Farmer’s Weekly 3 Jan. 91Skaapplaas. The most sought after grass, usually in short supply, now available again.
1975 S. Afr. Garden & Home Mar. 13How can I get rid of kweek from my skaapplaas lawn and my brickface pathways?
The drought-resistant grass Cenchrus ciliaris; blue buffalo grass, see buffalo grass2.

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