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cheatgrass (plural cheatgrasses)
- Bromus tectorum, drooping brome, native to Europe, thought to create an ecology prone to annual fires in many US areas.
- 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 98:
- It took maybe nine or ten years more of westward drift, over the rolling prairie, through the cheatgrass, the sage grouse exploding skyward [...]