star grass

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star grass (countable and uncountable, plural star grasses)

  1. Any of several grasses or grass-like plants:
    1. Cynodon and Chloris spp., grasses in the subtribe Eleusininae of the Poaceae, especially Bermuda grass, Cynodon dactylon.
    2. Aletris spp., flowering plants in the family Nartheciaceae.
    3. Callitriche spp., flowering plants in the family Plantaginaceae.
    4. Hypoxis spp., flowering plants belonging to the family Hypoxidaceae.