[ kawrd-gras, -grahs ]
/ ˈkɔrdˌgræs, -ˈgrɑs /
any of several grasses of the genus Spartina, of coastal regions.
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Also called marsh grass.
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Example sentences from the Web for cordgrass
Sloughs and depressions are occupied by cordgrass, Spartina spartinae.The Recent Mammals of Tamaulipas, Mexico|Ticul Alvarez
British Dictionary definitions for cordgrass
a coarse perennial grass of the genus Spartina, characteristically growing in mud or marshAlso called: rice grass
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