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shortgrass

[shawrt-gras, -grahs] /ˈʃɔrtˌgræs, -ˌgrɑs/
noun
1.
any of several range grasses of short stature, as buffalo grass, prevalent in semiarid regions of the Great Plains.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism; short + grass
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