deer grass

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noun

Origin of deer grass

An Americanism dating back to 1775–85
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Examples from the Web for deer grass

  • By its side grew clumps of deer-grass, with its purple-pink petals and masses of orange-colored stamens.

    Everyday Adventures|Samuel Scoville