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

  June \June\, n. [L. Junius: cf. F. Juin. So called either from
     Junius, the name of a Roman gens, or from Juno, the goddess.]
     The sixth month of the year, containing thirty days.
     [1913 Webster]
           And what is so rare as a day in June?
           Then, if ever, come perfect days.        --Lowell.
     [1913 Webster]
     June beetle, June bug (Zool.), any one of several species
        of large brown beetles of the genus Lachnosterna and
        related genera; -- so called because they begin to fly, in
        the northern United States, about the first of June. The
        larv[ae] of the June beetles live under ground, and feed
        upon the roots of grasses and other plants. Called also
        May bug or May beetle.
     June grass (Bot.), a New England name for Kentucky blue
        grass. See Blue glass, and Illustration in Appendix.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Poa \Po"a\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? grass.] (Bot.)
     A genus of grasses, including a great number of species, as
     the kinds called meadow grass, Kentucky blue grass, June
     grass, and spear grass (which see).
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  June grass
      n 1: valuable meadow and pasture grass in Europe and especially
           central United States having tall stalks and slender bright
           green leaves; a chief constituent in lawn grass mixtures
           [syn: Kentucky bluegrass, Kentucky blue, Kentucy blue
           grass, June grass, Poa pratensis]

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