cogongrass

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cogon +‎ grass

Noun[edit]

cogongrass (countable and uncountable, plural cogongrasses)

  1. Alternative spelling of cogon grass; cogon.
    • 2009 February 26, Robert Pear, “House Passes Spending Bill, and Critics Are Quick to Point Out Pork”, New York Times:
      It also includes $208,000 to control a weed known as cogongrass in Mississippi; $1.2 million to control cormorants in Michigan, Mississippi, New York and Vermont; $1 million to control Mormon crickets in Utah; and $162,000 to control rodents in Hawaii.