• synonyms

cane grass


Australian any of several tall perennial hard-stemmed grasses, esp Eragrostis australasica, of inland swamps


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Nearby words

candygram, candytuft, cane, cane chair, cane gall, cane grass, cane piece, cane rat, cane reed, cane sugar, cane toad
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Examples from the Web for cane grass

  • There were no signs of excitement in the squat village, whose fence was just visible above the cane-grass.

    The Plattner Story and Others|H. G. Wells
  • Between him and the beach was the cane-grass fence of the compound.

    Adventure|Jack London