- any of various sedges of the genus Cladium, of tropical and temperate regions, having spiny, serrated leaves.
Also saw·grass [saw-gras, ‐grahs] /ˈsɔˌgræs, ‐ˌgrɑs/.
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Examples from the Web for saw grass
They tried to do this, but it seemed as if the saw-grass was all over.The Motor Boys in Strange Waters
They will help you to dodge the worst of the saw-grass which is likely to be your greatest trouble.
But between them and the camp was an almost impassable barrier of saw-grass.
No sitting in swamps for me, but a good, clean, and easy boat in the saw-grass.The Firing Line
Robert W. Chambers
Frequently we had to turn aside to avoid the swampy ponds fringed with saw-grass.In the Wilds of Florida