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beach grass any of several tough, deeply rooted perennial grasses that grow wild on beaches and are sometimes planted there to combat erosion.
Bermuda grass a perennial creeping grass widely grown for lawns and pastures in Bermuda, the southern United States, and other warm regions.
buffalo grass a range grass found on the plains east of the Rocky Mountains.
couch grass a grass that has creeping rootstocks, by which it spreads rapidly, and is considered a troublesome weed; quack grass; quitch.
crab grass any of several wild, coarse grasses that easily root, spread, and displace other plants and grasses, esp. in cultivated lawns.
gama grass any of several tall, reedlike perennial American grasses used for animal feed.
grass carp a large East Asian carp that feeds on weeds and was brought to the United States to help clear plant-clogged rivers and lakes.
grass cloth a coarse cloth made of plant fibers such as jute or hemp, used for table linens or as a textured wall covering.
grass roots (used with a sing. or pl. verb) the common mass of people, esp. those in local areas as opposed to the political or cultural centers. [2 definitions]
grass snake any of several common small harmless snakes, such as the garter or green snake.
grass tree any of several related Australian plants having thick, woody stems and stiff, grasslike leaves, and bearing spikes of white flowers.
grass widow a woman who is separated or divorced from her husband. [2 definitions]
grass widower a man who is separated or divorced from his wife. [2 definitions]
grass-fed of or pertaining to cattle that eat a diet consisting primarily of grass, or to beef produced by such cattle.
Johnson grass a coarse perennial grass grown for animal forage, but often growing as a troublesome weed.
pampas grass a tall ornamental grass found in South America that bears large, feathery, silvery or pink flower clusters.
quack grass see couch grass.
Rhodes grass an African creeping grass grown for forage in the southern United States.
salt grass any of various grasses that grow in salt marshes or alkaline soil.
scurvy grass an arctic plant bearing white flowers and having a bitter flavor, formerly used to treat scurvy.