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 grass} is {Glyceria fluitans}. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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

  • 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… …   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

  • floating grass — noun : any of several marsh or semiaquatic grasses: as a. : floating manna grass b. : marsh foxtail * * * float grass or floating grass noun Floating meadow grass (Glyceria fluitans) …   Useful english dictionary

  • meadow-grass — meadˈow grass noun Any grass of the genus Poa (floating meadow grass manna grass, float grass) • • • Main Entry: ↑meadow …   Useful english dictionary

  • Glyceria fluitans — 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

  • Glyceria nervata — 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

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