Definition of quick grass in English:

quick grass

noun

  • 1Any of several weedy grasses, especially couch grass, Elymus repens.

  • 2South African. Any of several creeping grasses, especially Cynodon dactylon.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Minsheu (c1559–1627), lexicographer. From quick + grass; perhaps also associated by folk etymology with quick.

Pronunciation

quick grass

/ˈkwɪk ɡrɑːs//ˈkwɪk ɡras/