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  • grasslike — adjective That has the characteristics of grass …   Wiktionary

  • grasslike — adj. resembling grass, similar to grass …   English contemporary dictionary

  • grasslike — adjective resembling grass • Similar to: ↑grassy …   Useful english dictionary

  • bear grass — noun 1. yucca of southern United States having a clump of basal grasslike leaves and a central stalk with a terminal raceme of small whitish flowers • Syn: ↑Yucca smalliana • Hypernyms: ↑yucca 2. yucca of west central United States having a clump …   Useful english dictionary

  • star grass — noun 1. trailing grass native to Europe now cosmopolitan in warm regions; used for lawns and pastures especially in southern United States and India • Syn: ↑Bermuda grass, ↑devil grass, ↑Bahama grass, ↑kweek, ↑doob, ↑scutch grass, ↑Cynodon… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bear grass — 1. Also called elk grass. a tall, western North American plant, Xerophyllum tenax, of the lily family, having narrow leaves and a dense, broad cluster of tiny white flowers. 2. any of several other plants having linear, grasslike leaves, as those …   Universalium

  • blue-eyed grass — noun plant with grasslike foliage and delicate blue flowers • Hypernyms: ↑iridaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Sisyrinchium, ↑genus Sisyrinchium * * * noun : a plant of the genus Sisyrinchium having grasslike foliage and delicate blue flowers …   Useful english dictionary

  • grass tree — noun 1. any of several Australian evergreen perennials having short thick woody stems crowned by a tuft of grasslike foliage and yielding acaroid resins • Syn: ↑Australian grass tree • Hypernyms: ↑arborescent plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Xanthorroea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Agrostology — (from Greek gr. ἄγρωστις, agrōstis , type of grass ; and gr. λογία, logia ) is the scientific study of grasses. It typically encompasses the true grasses (the family Poaceae), as well as the more grasslike species of the sedge family (Cyperaceae) …   Wikipedia

  • beargrass — ☆ beargrass [ber′gras΄ ] n. 1. any of several plants (esp. genera Yucca and Nolina) of the agave family, with a thick tuft of swordlike leaves at the base of a flowering stalk 2. a Western American plant (Xerophyllum tenax) of the lily family,… …   Universalium

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