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holy grass

noun
1.
any of several fragrant grasses of the genus Hierochloë, especially H. odorata, the vanilla grass.
Origin of holy grass
1770-1780
1770-80
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  • The barber touches their shoulders with holy grass dipped in gingelly (Sesamum) oil.

  • He spread the holy grass and poured out oil; then he kindled the sacred fire, and the offering to the gods was blessed.

    Indian Myth and Legend Donald Alexander Mackenzie

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