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[kawrd-gras, -grahs] /ˈkɔrdˌgræs, -ˈgrɑs/
any of several grasses of the genus Spartina, of coastal regions.
Also called marsh grass.
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  • The last of the sea-side grasses are two rare species of cord grass (Spartina), both of which are found in salt marshes.

    The Sea Shore William S. Furneaux
British Dictionary definitions for cord grass

cord grass

a coarse perennial grass of the genus Spartina, characteristically growing in mud or marsh Also called rice grass
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