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sword grass

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noun
  1. any of various grasses or plants having swordlike or sharp leaves, as the sword lily.

Origin of sword grass

First recorded in 1590–1600
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sword grass

noun
  1. any of various grasses and other plants having sword-shaped sharp leaves
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