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camel grass

  1. a grass, Cymbopogon schoenanthus, of southern Asia and northern Africa, having fragrant foliage.
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Origin of camel grass

First recorded in 1875–80
Also called camel hay.
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Examples from the Web for camel grass

Historical Examples

  • Here and there a little straggling sage-green tuft of camel-grass sprouted up between the stones.

    A Desert Drama

    A. Conan Doyle