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squirrel-tail grass

[skwur-uh l-teyl, skwuhr- or, esp. British, skwir-] /ˈskwɜr əlˌteɪl, ˈskwʌr- or, esp. British, ˈskwɪr-/
noun
1.
any of various grasses having long fruiting stalks.
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80
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British Dictionary definitions for squirrel-tail grass

squirrel-tail grass

noun
1.
an annual grass, Hordeum marinum, of salt marsh margins of Europe, having bushy awns
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