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Meaning of "zoysia" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ZOYSIA

From New Latin, named after Karl von Zois (died 1800), German botanist.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ZOYSIA

zoysia  [ˈzɔɪzɪə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ZOYSIA

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adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Zoysia is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ZOYSIA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

zoysia

Zoysia

Zoysia /ˈzɔɪziə/ is a genus of creeping grasses native to southeast and east Asia and Australasia. These species, commonly called zoysia or zoysiagrass, are found in coastal areas or grasslands. The genus is named after the Austrian botanist Karl von Zois.

Definition of zoysia in the English dictionary

The definition of zoysia in the dictionary is any creeping perennial grass of the genus Zoysia, of warm dry regions, having short stiffly pointed leaves: often used for lawns.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ZOYSIA


antonomasia
ˌæntənəˈmeɪzɪə
aphasia
əˈfeɪzɪə
aphrodisia
ˌæfrəˈdɪzɪə
Australasia
ˌɒstrəˈleɪzɪə
brasier
ˈbreɪzɪə
brazier
ˈbreɪzɪə
crazier
ˈkreɪzɪə
Dionysia
ˌdaɪəˈnɪzɪə
dysplasia
dɪsˈpleɪzɪə
ectasia
ɛkˈteɪzɪə
euthanasia
ˌjuːθəˈneɪzɪə
fantasia
fænˈteɪzɪə
glazier
ˈɡleɪzɪə
grazier
ˈɡreɪzɪə
gymnasia
dʒɪmˈneɪzɪə
Kirghizia
kɜːˈɡɪzɪə
Malaysia
məˈleɪzɪə
neoplasia
ˌniːəˈpleɪzɪə
noisier
ˈnɔɪzɪə
Tunisia
tjuːˈnɪzɪə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ZOYSIA

zorbonaut
zorgite
zori
zorilla
zorille
zorino
Zorn
Zoroaster
Zoroastrian
Zoroastrianism
Zoroastrism
Zorrilla y Moral
zorro
zoster
Zouave
Zoug
zouk
zounds
zowie

WORDS THAT END LIKE ZOYSIA

amnesia
Anastasia
anesthesia
Asia
Bahasa Indonesia
East Malaysia
epimysia
French Polynesia
fuchsia
Indonesia
Micronesia
Mysia
ossia
Peninsular Malaysia
perimysia
Persia
Polynesia
prosopagnosia
Russia
Southeast Asia

Synonyms and antonyms of zoysia in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «zoysia» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ZOYSIA

Find out the translation of zoysia to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of zoysia from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «zoysia» in English.

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结缕草
1,325 millions of speakers

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zoysia
570 millions of speakers

English

zoysia
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

zoysia
380 millions of speakers
ar

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zoysia
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Zoysia
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

zoysia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

zoysia
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

zoysia
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Zoysia
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

zoysia
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

シバ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

갯 잔디
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Zoysia
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Zoysia
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

zoysia
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सोवियेसिया
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

zoysia
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Zoysia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Zoysia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Zoysia
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Zoysia
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

zoysia
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

zoysia
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

zoysia
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

zoysia
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of zoysia

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ZOYSIA»

The term «zoysia» is regularly used and occupies the 55.943 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ZOYSIA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about zoysia

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ZOYSIA»

Discover the use of zoysia in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to zoysia and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Turfgrass Maintenance Reduction Handbook: Sports, Lawns, and ...
Zoysia sinica, or seashore zoysiagrass, closely resembles Z. japonica. It produces larger, almost ryegrass-size seed, which possess more seedling vigor than japonica. No improved cultivars have been bred from the three minor zoysia species ...
Doug Brede, 2000
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The Art of South Florida Gardening: A Unique Guide to ...
Most people give up after a while and put in St. Augustine. Zoysia grass Zoysia is found in quite a few South Florida lawns. It arouses extreme reactions in people. At the nursery sales counter, one person will demand zoysia sod, even if he has ...
Harold Songdahl, 2007
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Weekly World News
"Million Dollar'1 Zoysia Lawn! Water Once! Never Needs Watering Again! FREE UP TO 900 PLUGS! Lakeland's Total Guarantee • Drought Won't Kill It • Heat Won 't Kill It • Cold Won't Kill It • Disease Won't Kill It Even though we don't know your ...
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Turfgrasses: Their Management and Use in the Southern Zone, ...
In areas where zoysia remains green year- round, applications of soluble nitrogen fertilizers will help maintain a green color during the cool season. Where zoysia goes dormant during the winter, discontinue fertilization until spring. Close  ...
Richard L. Duble, 2001
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Handbook of Turfgrass Management and Physiology
7.2.1.2 The Genus Zoysia (Eragrostoideae) The genus Zoysia includes 10 species, but only three are considered important turfgrasses: Zoysia japonica Steud., Zoysia matrella (L.) Merr., and Zoysia tenuifolia Willd. ex Thiele. Zoysia japonica is ...
Mohammad Pessarakli, 2007
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The Rotarian
For example, a woman wrote about her zoysia lawn that she had mowed it only twice ALL SUMMER. She hadn't spent a cent on weed-killers. Not one cent for fertilizers. Yet her lawn was as green and weed-free as a pile carpet. Glass won't  ...
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Florida Gardener's Guide
Zoysia. Grass. Zoysia. species. Gardeners can ask for no finer lawn than Zoysia Grass. It grows a bright-green carpet that, once established, can beat out weeds and withstand wear. It's also drought tolerant, cold hardy, and resistant to high salt ...
Tom MacCubbin, Georgia B. Tasker, 2002
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Dear Dirt Doctor: Questions Answered the Natural Way
ZOYSIA Q. Would you recommend the zoysia 'Crowne' or 'Palisades' varieties? I have read about this seed in the Dallas Planting Manual, and in one of your books you mention zoysia 'Meyer' as well. I have a densely shaded acre with about ...
Howard Garrett, 2003
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Turfgrass Biology, Genetics, and Breeding
In Zoysia, the ligule is up to 0.3 mm long and truncate, and is composed of a line of hairs. A line or cluster of longer hairs is often present at the base of the blade immediately behind the ligule (Anderson, 2000). The inflorescence is a terminal,  ...
Michael D. Casler, Ronny R. Duncan, 2003
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Poaceae 3
Zoysia macrantha Desv.. Mem. Soc. Agric. Angers 1: 158 (1831) T: Crescit in Nova Hollandia [Australia]; holo: n.v.; iso: NSW. [Zoysia pungens auct. non Willd.: R. Brown, Prodr. 208 (1810); G.Bentham, Fl. Austral. 7: 506 (1878)] Strongly ...
Katy Mallett, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ZOYSIA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term zoysia is used in the context of the following news items.
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Super-Sod Introduces Leisure Time(TM) Zoysia Grass with an …
When the weather turned hot and warm-season turfgrasses, such as zoysia grass, started to strut their stuff, Super-Sod debuted their new type of sod called ... «Benzinga, Jul 15»
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NG Turf Supplies Zoysia Sod For New Whole Foods Educational …
NG Turf, a Whitesburg, GA based sod producer, supplied 18 pallets of proprietary Zeon® Zoysia for a new Whole Kids Foundation educational farm at the Whole ... «PR Web, Jul 15»
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Zeon Zoysia enters Southeast Asia
The company is licensed in Southeast Asia to grow, harvest and market an improved variety of zoysiagrass called Zeon Zoysia. This variety is much finer in ... «Golf Course Industry Magazine, May 15»
4
Environmentally friendly lawn? Not so fast
Summerport requires residents to have St. Augustine or zoysia grass in their lawns. A complicating issue is the Parkers' claim — which association lawyers have ... «Orlando Sentinel, Apr 15»
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Zooming into the zoysiasgrass era
On a blustery Monday away from the conference rooms of the Henry Gonzalez Convention Center, more than 100 superintendents participated in the “Zoysia as ... «Golf Course Industry Magazine, Feb 15»
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Zoysiagrass event scheduled for GIS
In addition to meeting those involved in the building of the Olympic course, “The Zoysia as a Game Changer Tour” includes visits to a zoysiagrass breeding ... «Golf Course Industry Magazine, Jan 15»
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Grassing set to begin at Bluejack National
All surfaces of the 18-hole golf course will be planted with two varieties of zoysiagrass - Zeon Zoysia and L1F Zoysia - developed by Bladerunner Farms in ... «Golf Course Industry Magazine, Dec 14»
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Choose right grass based on sun exposure and other factors
In the Dallas area, the choices are generally St. Augustine, Bermuda, zoysia and buffalo. St. Augustine is the most popular, Sandri says, because it tolerates ... «Dallas Morning News, Oct 14»
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Problem with zoysia may not be feared fungus
Q • We have zoysia grass in the backyard. I've seen many of my neighbors lose their lawns to an unstoppable fungus. Now I see that it has started in our yard. «STLtoday.com, Jun 14»
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Arizona Gardeners: Hot weather turf grass options range from …
Zoysia grass is slow to establish when compared to Bermuda grass but is more tolerant of shade. Zoysia has both above ground solons and below ground ... «TriValley Central, Jun 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Zoysia [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/zoysia>. Jan 2021 ».
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