manna grass
manna grass manna grass n. (Bot.), Any of several tall slender grasses of the genus {Glyceria}. They have long loose panicles, have a sweet flavor or odor, and grow in moist places. {Nerved manna grass} is {Glyceria nervata}, and {Floating manna grass} is {Glyceria fluitans}. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

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  • manna-grass — monažolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių (Poaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Glyceria). atitikmenys: lot. Glyceria angl. flate grass; manna grass; sweet grass vok. Schwaden; Süßgras rus. манник lenk. manna …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • manna grass — noun any of several moisture loving grasses of the genus Glyceria having sweet flavor or odor • Syn: ↑sweet grass • Hypernyms: ↑meadowgrass, ↑meadow grass • Hyponyms: ↑reed meadow grass, ↑Glyceria grandis …   Useful english dictionary

  • manna grass — kvapioji stumbražolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos pluoštinis, vaistinis augalas (Hierochloe odorata), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje, Šiaurės Amerikoje. Turi narkotinių medžiagų. Iš jo gaminami kvėpikliai. Augalas naudojamas… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • manna-grass — mannˈa grass noun An aquatic grass (genus Glyceria) with edible seeds, float grass • • • Main Entry: ↑manna …   Useful english dictionary

  • manna grass — noun Date: 1759 any of a genus (Glyceria) of chiefly North American perennial grasses of wetland or aquatic habitats …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Floating manna grass — manna grass manna grass n. (Bot.), Any of several tall slender grasses of the genus {Glyceria}. They have long loose panicles, have a sweet flavor or odor, and grow in moist places. {Nerved manna grass} is {Glyceria nervata}, and {Floating manna… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nerved manna grass — manna grass manna grass n. (Bot.), Any of several tall slender grasses of the genus {Glyceria}. They have long loose panicles, have a sweet flavor or odor, and grow in moist places. {Nerved manna grass} is {Glyceria nervata}, and {Floating manna… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • water manna-grass — vandeninė monažolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, pašarinis augalas (Glyceria maxima), paplitęs Europoje ir vakarų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Glyceria maxima angl. reed meadow grass; reed meadow grass; reed… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • floating manna grass — noun : any of several aquatic grasses of the genus Glyceria (especially G. fluitans and G. septentrionalis) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Grass — Grass, n. [OE. gras, gres, gers, AS, gr[ae]s, g[ae]rs; akin to OFries. gres, gers, OS., D., G., Icel., & Goth. gras, Dan. gr[ae]s, Sw. gr[aum]s, and prob. to E. green, grow. Cf. {Graze}.] 1. Popularly: Herbage; the plants which constitute the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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