manila-grass

manila grass

noun
a compact, shade-tolerant, turf-forming grass, Zoysia matrella, of southeastern Asia, having stiff leaves and flowering spikelets.

Origin:
1840–50

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manila grass

noun
lawn grass common in the Philippines; grown also in United States 
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