speargrass

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spear +‎ grass

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speargrass (countable and uncountable, plural speargrasses)

  1. Any of several, unrelated grasses in some way reminiscent of a spear.
    1. Species of Aristida (three-awn wiregrass)
    2. Heteropogon contortus (tanglehead)
    3. Imperata cylindrica (cogon grass)
    4. Species of Poa (bluegrass etc)
    5. Species of Stipa (feathergrass), typically Stipa calamagrostis
    6. Species of Aciphylla (Spaniard grass)

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