cordgrass

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English[edit]

An expanse of the cordgrass Spartina anglica

Etymology[edit]

cord +‎ grass

Noun[edit]

cordgrass ‎(countable and uncountable, plural cordgrasses)

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  1. Any of various species of coastal wetland grass in the genus Spartina.
    • 2007 September 28, Tim Neville, “Rural Waterfront Oasis That’s Not Far From Town”, in New York Times[1]:
      Minutes away from downtown Cambridge, the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, a 27,000-acre expanse of sibilant cordgrass and murky channels, has one of the largest concentrations of nesting bald eagles along the Atlantic coast.