[kawrd-gras, -grahs]


any of several grasses of the genus Spartina, of coastal regions.

Origin of cordgrass

Also called marsh grass. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for cord grass

cord grass


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