Meaning of BENT in English



Pronunciation: ' bent

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English, grassy place, bent grass, from Old English beonot-; akin to Old High German binuz rush

Date: 14th century

1 : unenclosed grassland

2 a (1) : a reedy grass (2) : a stalk of stiff coarse grass b : BENT GRASS

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