arrowgrass

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arrowgrass (ˈærəʊˌɡrɑːs)
 
n
either of two species, sea arrowgrass (Triglochin maritima) or marsh arrowgrass (T. palustris), of monocotyledonous perennials having long thin fleshy leaves and spikes of inconspicuous flowers
 
[C18: named from the shape of the fruits when open]

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