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elephant grass

noun
2.
a cattail, Typha elephantina, of southern Asia, used for making rope and baskets.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35
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elephant grass

noun
1.
any of various stout tropical grasses or grasslike plants, esp Pennisetum purpureum, and Typha elephantina, a type of reed mace
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