grassland
noun Date: 1682 1. farmland occupied chiefly by forage plants and especially grasses 2. a. land on which the natural dominant plant forms are grasses and forbs b. an ecological community in which the characteristic plants are grasses

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  • grassland — noun an area dominated by grass or grasslike vegetation …   Wiktionary

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