tussocky

tussocky

[tuhs-uh-kee]
adjective
1.
abounding in tussocks.
2.
forming tussocks.

Origin:
1655–65; tussock + -y1

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tussock (ˈtʌsək)
 
n
1.  a dense tuft of vegetation, esp of grass
2.  (Austral), (NZ)
 a.  short for tussock grass
 b.  the tussock country where tussock grass grows
 
[C16: perhaps related to tusk]
 
'tussocky
 
adj

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