wire-grass

wire grass

noun
2.
any of various grasses or rushes having wiry roots, culms, or leaves.
Also, wiregrass.


Origin:
1745–55, Americanism

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wire grass
 
n
any of various grasses, such as Bermuda grass, that have tough wiry roots or rhizomes

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