sea oats
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1894 a tall grass (Uniola paniculata) that has panicles resembling those of the oat, grows chiefly on the coast of the southern United States, and is useful as a sand binder; also a related plant (Chasmanthium latifolium syn. U. latifolia) chiefly of the eastern United States

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