cordgrass

[ kawrd-gras, -grahs ]
/ ˈkɔrdˌgræs, -ˈgrɑs /

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. cordele,
  2. cordelia,
  3. cordelier,
  4. cordeliers,
  5. cordelle,
  6. cordia,
  7. cordial,
  8. cordiality,
  9. cordially,
  10. cordierite

Origin of cordgrass


Also called marsh grass.

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British Dictionary definitions for cord grass

cord grass

noun

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