What does aegilops mean?
The definition of aegilops
Æg”i*lops, n.
Etym: [L. aegilopis, Gr.

1 (Med.)
An ulcer or fistula in the inner corner of the eye.
2 (Bot.)

(a) The great wild-oat grass or other cornfield weed. Crabb.
(b) A genus of plants, called also hardgrass.